Spanish & Portuguese | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 3973 | Prof. Maryellen Bieder


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

An introduction to the study to of contemporary literary texts
from Spanish America.  Readings include a selection of poems 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 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 Spanish-English English-Spanish
dictionary.

S331  3973   3:35-4:25P   MWF   BH011   Prof. Bieder