Spanish and Portuguese | Mexican Literature
S479 | 25058 | Professor Deborah Cohn (Sauer)

HISP-S 479  Mexican Literature  (3 credits)        LITERATURE
Prerequisite:  S331 and S332 or equivalent.

This course will explore key trends and texts in twentieth-century
Mexican literature.  We will look at representations of the
Revolution and critiques of its failure, debates over Mexican
identity, images of women and the Conquest in Mexican culture, and
the countercultural and student movements of the 1960s.  Readings
include novels, short stories, essays, poems, and criticism.
Evaluation will be based on a midterm, a short paper, a longer,
final paper, a presentation, and class participation.  Daily reading
assignments, daily attendance, active participation, and frequent
study questions are required.

S479  #25058 12:20P-1:10P MWF  BH 336   Professor Deborah Cohn