Spanish & Portuguese | Contemporary Spanish American Literature II
S582 | 3915 | John Dyson


Professor John P. Dyson
email: dyson@indiana.edu

TR 1:00pm - 2:15pm/section #3915/3 cr./Ballantine Hall 137

Contemporary Spanish American Literature II

This course continues the examination of Spanish American literature
in the last half of the 20th-Century from the immediate post-war
years until the present. Topics to be covered include the coming of
age of fiction – both novel and short story –, the rise of
experimental drama, the poetry of the later Neruda and his
contemporaries, and the role of the writer as critic of self-critic
from Carpentier forward.

Students will write three short papers (5pp.) Due at five-week
intervals.

Primary texts (supplemented as required):

Neruda, CANTO GENERAL, ODAS ELEMENTALES                  	
Paz, LIBERTAD BAJO PALABRA                      		
Carpentier, EL REINO DE ESTE MUNDO                	
Borges, FICCIONES                     		
Fuentes, LA MUERTE DE ARTEMIO CRUZ
Sábato, EL TUNEL
Jodorowsky, TEATRO PANICO
Maggi, ESPERANDO A RODO
García Márquez, CIEN AÑOS DE SOLEDAD