Spanish & Portuguese | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 3975 | Prof. Juan Carlos Conde

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

The course is an introduction to the study of  literary texts,
specifically Spanish-American literary texts of the 20th Century.
Course readings will be chosen from a variety of literary genres:
short novel, poetry, drama, short stories, even essay, all by such
well- known authors as Carlos Fuentes, Julio Cortázar, Jorge Luis
Borges, César Vallejo, Pablo Neruda, and Alfredo Bryce Echenique. Work
in class will be focused on the literary analysis and interpretation
of the texts, with methodologies of literary analysis based on major
achievements of 20th-century literary theory. Most important will be
the accurate reading and comprehension of the texts in their
historical, social, and literary context.

The course is taught in Spanish with readings, discussion, essays, and
exams in Spanish. Students will be evaluated on the basis of their
active and continuing participation in class, written short essays,
and two exams.  Credit given for only two of the following: S331,
S332, S333.

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