Spanish and Portuguese | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 3971 | Prof. Maryellen Bieder


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

The Honors section of S331 is designed for Honors students and others
with exceptional preparation in reading, speaking, and writing Spanish
and a special enthusiasm for literature.  The course offers an
introduction to the study of contemporary literary texts from Spanish
America.  Readings include Juan Rulfo's novel, "Pedro Páramo", a
selection of poetry, and short stories by such internationally
best-selling authors as Isabel Allende, Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel
García Márquez, and Julio Cortázar.  Class discussion will emphasize
literary analysis, language and style, 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 Spanish-English English-Spanish
dictionary.

S331 #3971    2:30-3:20P    MWF   BH011    Prof. Maryellen Bieder

NOTE: This section meets jointly with HISP S331, section 3972 Honors.