Spanish & Portuguese | Contemporary Brazilian Literature
P581 | 3940 | Karpa-wilson
TR 1:00 - 2:15 pm 3 cr. section # 3940
Ballantine Hall 135
In this course we will focus on literary texts produced in Brazil from the
1950s to the present. We will look at various genres, including poetry,
drama, short fiction and the novel. Some of the authors to be studied
include Guimarães Rosa, Clarice Lispector, João Cabral de
Melo Neto, Ariano Suassuna, Ivan Ângelo, Rubem Fonseca, Lya Luft,
Sônia Coutinho, and Sérgio Sant' Anna.
Students will give oral presentations and keep a written journal of their
readings. They will also write a final paper on a research topic to be
discussed with the instructor.
Graduate final papers: 20-25 pgs.
This course meets jointly with HISP P495.