Spring 2014

Introduction to Hispanic Literatures

Listed in: Spanish, as SPAN-211

Formerly listed as: SPAN-11

Moodle site: Course

Faculty

Sara J. Brenneis (Section 01)

Description

This course provides an introduction to the diverse literatures of the Spanish-speaking world over the course of six centuries, from the Middle Ages to the turn of the twentieth century.  Students will learn the tools and critical vocabulary for advanced work reading the canon of Hispanic literatures from Spain, Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin, identifying aesthetic trends and historical periods such as the Renaissance, the Golden Age, the Romantic era, realism and modernism.  The syllabus will include a wide variety of authors of different national, political, and artistic persuasions and an array of linguistic styles.  A medium- to high-level knowledge of the Spanish language and reasonable proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish are required.  This course counts for the major.  Conducted entirely in Spanish.

Requisite:  SPAN 199 or consent of the instructor.  Limited to 15 students.  Fall semester:  Professor Suárez.  Spring semester: Professor Brenneis.

If Overenrolled: Priority given to Spanish majors

Cost: $30 ?

Keywords

Writing attentive, Speaking attentive

Offerings

2015-16: Offered in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Other years: Offered in Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015