This course offers a survey of Spanish American literature. The first half of the course begins with the chronicles of discovery and conquest and continues through the late 19th century. The second half of the course focuses on the 20th century and includes contemporary authors (e.g., Gabriel García Márquez, Isabel Allende). Besides the chronicles of discovery and conquest, genres studied are the short story, poetry, and theatre, as well as specifically Spanish American genres such as the tradición and gauchesca literature. The major canonical texts are studied, including a variety of authors, both men and women, from a variety of countries. Lessons are written in Spanish.
- Delivery Method
- Completion of U912-224 Introduction to Hispanic Literature, and U912-225 Third Year Language Practice or U912-226 Third-Year Grammar and Composition with a C or better or the equivalent; Appropriate for third-year or higher college or graduate student
- Course Level
- Time to Complete
- Up to 6 months from registration date