Spring 2024

Short Stories from the Hispanic World

Listed in: Spanish, as SPAN-305


Catherine V. Infante (Section 01)


This course will explore the art of storytelling through the genre of the short story in Spain and Latin America. After a brief introduction to short fiction in medieval and early modern Spain, we will focus principally on the development of the short story from the nineteenth century to the present. Works studied may include short stories by authors such as Pardo Bazán, Valle Inclán, Matute, Gaite, Palma, Borges, Rulfo, Cortázar, Quiroga, and Valenzuela. Films and other visual materials will supplement the literary texts. Some of the themes examined throughout the course will include gender relations, love, power, justice, political resistance, the fantastic, and popular culture. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or consent of the instructor. Spring semester: Professor Infante.

How to handle overenrollment: null

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: TBD

SPAN 305 - LEC

Section 01
Tu 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM CHAP 101
Th 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM CHAP 101


Other years: Offered in Fall 2020