Spanish and Portuguese | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 4312 | Professor Maryellen Bieder
S331 The Hispanic World I (3 credits)
Prerequisites: S310 or equivalent
An introduction to the study of contemporary literary texts from
Spanish America. Readings include a selection of short stories,
poems, and a short novel by such internationally best-selling
authors as Rosario Castellanos, 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 and utilize a full-sized,
hardbound Spanish-English English-Spanish dictionary.
Requisitos: Completion of S310 or S311
A love of reading.
S331 #4312 2:30P-3:20P MWF BH235 Prof. Maryellen Bieder