Spanish & Portuguese
| The Hispanic World I
S331 | 3844 | Bieder
S331 The Hispanic World I (3 credits)
P: S311 or equivalent (Note: Students may be concurrently
enrolled in S331 and S311). AHLA, CSA
An introduction to the study of contemporary literary texts from
Latin America. Readings include a short novel, poetry, and a
selection of short stories by such internationally best selling
authors as Isabel Allende, Carlos Fuentes, 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 literary texts.
Daily reading assignments, essays, and written examinations.
Participation in daily class discussion is required. The course is
taught in Spanish with readings, discussion, essays, and
exams in Spanish.
Prerequisites: A solid working knowledge of Spanish grammar.
A love of reading.
S311 #3844 4:00-5:15P TR BH233 Prof. Maryellen Bieder
This section #3844 meets jointly with the Honors section.