Honors | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 3949 | Brotherston, J.


An introduction to the study of contemporary literary texts from Latin
America. Readings include a short novel, poetry, and a selection of short
stories by such internationally best-selling authors as Isbel Allende,
Carlos Fuentes, Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Julio
Cortazar. Class discussion will emphasize reading comprehension, elements
of literary analysis, and the social and historical context of literary
texts. Daily reading assignments, essays, and written examinations.
Participation in daily class discussion is required. The course is taught
in Spanish with readings, discussion, essays, and exams in Spanish.

Prerequisites: A solid working knowledge of Spanish grammar.