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Literature and Culture of the Hispanic World

Listed in: Spanish, as SPAN-211

Formerly listed as: SPAN-11

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Faculty

Paul A. Schroeder Rodriguez (Section 01)

Description

This course provides an introduction to the diverse literatures and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world over the course of six centuries, from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Students will learn the tools, language, and critical vocabulary for advanced work reading the canon of Hispanic literatures from Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean Basin, identifying aesthetic trends, historical periods and diverse genres such as poetry, narrative, theater and film. The syllabus will include a wide variety of authors of different national, political, and artistic persuasions and an array of linguistic styles. Conducted in Spanish.

Requisite: SPAN-199 or consent of the instructor. Advanced knowledge of the Spanish language and proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish are required.  Limited to 15 students per section.

Fall semester: Professor Schroeder Rodríguez. Spring semester: Lecturer Granda.

If Overenrolled: Priority will be given to Spanish majors.

Keywords

Attention to Speaking, Attention to Writing, Languages Other Than English

Offerings

2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Other years: Offered in Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017