Spanish and Portuguese | Hispanic Literature & Society
S474 | 26429 | Professor Gustavo Sainz


HISP-S 474 Hispanic Literature & Society (3 credit hours)  LITERATURE
Prerequisite:  S331 and S332 or equivalent.

Topic:  Politics, Ideology and Language in Twentieth-Century Spanish
American Literature

This course is designed to introduce the advanced undergraduate
student to the political literature of Spanish America and to the
social context from which emerges. At the same time, analyses
aspects of the relationship between ideology and literature that are
underscored by the nature, imagery, form and power of the works
discussed. Students will take three exams and prepare a paper. They
will be evaluated on the basis of their exams, writing work, and
class participation. Students are required to have read and analyzed
carefully the texts assigned for each meeting.

Bibliography:

Miguel Angel Asturias: EL SENOR PRESIDENTE; Gabriel García Márquez:
EL OTONO DEL PATRIARCA; Augusto Roa Bastos: YO EL SUPREMO; Mario
Vargas Llosa: LA FIESTA DEL CHIVO; Julia Alvarez: EN EL TIEMPO DE
LAS MARIPOSAS; Ariel Dorfman: LA MUERTE Y LA DONCELLA.

HISP-S 474 #26429 9:05A-9:55A MWF Room=TBA  Professor Gustavo Sainz