Spanish & Portuguese | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 3898 | Bieder


S331 The Hispanic World I (3 credits)
Prerequisite: S310 or S311 or equivalent

An introduction to the study of contemporary literary texts from
Spanish America. Readings include a short novel, poetry, and a
selection of short stories by such internationally best-selling
authors as Isabel Allende, Carlos Fuentes, Jorge Luis Borges,
Gabriel García Márquez and Julio Cortázar. Class
discussion will emphasize reading comprehension, elements of literary
analysis, and the social and historical context of the literary texts. Daily

reading assignments, essays, and written examinations. Daily
attendance and daily participation in class discussion are required.
The course is taught in Spanish with readings, discussion, essays,
and exams in Spanish. Students should own a full-sized, hardbound S
Spanish-English English-Spanish dictionary.  Credit given for only
two of the following: S331, S332, S333.

Prerequisites:  A solid working knowledge of Spanish grammar.
A love of reading.

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