Spanish and Portuguese | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 26389 | Prefessor Chrystian Zegarra


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

Credit given for only two of the following:  S331, S332, S333
The primary objective of this course is to introduce students to
major authors and representative works of nineteenth- and twentieth-
century Spanish-American Literature. Students will read and analyze
texts of several genres including poetry, prose and theater
presented in chronological order.  Along with the study of specific
works, the historical, ideological, political and literary
background will be discussed to provide for a better understanding
of the context in which these literary works were produced.  At the
end of the semester the student will have learned the basic
components of literary analysis and will be familiarized with the
origin and evolution of the main literary genres.  Course work
includes class discussions, presentations, a mid-term and a final
exam and three short essays.  Authors read include Rubén Dario,
Delmira Agustini, Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda, Jorge Luis Borges,
Juan Rulfo, Julio Cortázar, César Vallejo, Vicente Huidobro, Pablo
Neruda, Gabriel García Márquez, Rosario Castellanos, among others.
Class discussions and assignments in Spanish.

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Professor Chrystian Zegarra