Spanish & Portuguese | S680 - Topics in Contemporary Spanish American Literature
S680 | 4742 | Dyson


Topic: Contemporary Short Story

Professor John P. Dyson   (e-mail: DYSON)
MWR 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm    3 cr.  section #4742
Ballantine Hall 337

This course will explore the themes and narrative techniques of those
writers who since the approximate mid-century have distinguished themselves
in the genre of short fiction. Selected works by Borges, Bombal, Carpentier,
Cortázar, Arreola, Monterroso, García Márquez and Roa
Bastos will serve as the basis for the course.

Jorge Luis Borges, FICCIONES
Alejo Carpentier, GUERRA DEL TIEMPO
Julio Cortázar, FINAL DEL JUEGO
Gabriel García Márquez, EL CORONEL NO TIENE QUIEN LE ESCRIBA
Augusto Roa Bastos, MORIENCIA