Spanish and Portuguese | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 8111 | Professor Maryellen Bieder


HISP-S 331: The Hispanic World I  (3 credits)
Prerequisite:   S310 or S311 or equivalent

Credit given for only two of the following:  S331, S332, S333

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.

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