Spanish & Portuguese | Contemporary Spanish American Lit II
S582 | 3866 | Dyson


Professor John Dyson
Email: dyson
TR 9:30 - 10:45 3cr.  section # 3866
Ballantine Hall 141

This course continues the examination of Spanish American literature in the
last half of the 20th century from the immediate post-war years until the
present. Topics to be covered include the coming of age of fiction --both
novel and short story--, the rise of experimental drama, the poetry of the
later Neruda and his contemporaries, and the role of the writer as
critic and self-critic from Carpentier forward.

Students will write three short papers (5 pp.) due at five-week intervals.

Primary texts (supplemented as required):

	Neruda, CANTO GENERAL, ODAS ELEMENTALES
	Paz, LA ESTACION VIOLENTA, LADERA ESTE
	Yez, AL FILO DEL AGUA
	Borges, FICCIONES
	Rulfo, PEDRO PARAMO
	Maggi, ESPERANDO A RODO
	Fuentes, LA MUERTE DE ARTEMIO CRUZ
	García Márquez, CIEN AÑOS DE SOLEDAD
	Gambaro, EL CAMPO