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Fall 2017
Jan 17, 2018
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SPAN 262 - LAT AMER: Lit & Culture II
In this course we will read texts by many of the best-known Latin American authors, starting with late 19th century (Martí, Darío, Agustini) to the present day. Our aim will be to read and appreciate literature and to learn about the ethnic, racial, and cultural heterogeneity of Latin America. Some of the topics covered will be: the Spanish-American War of 1898, the vanguards, relations between literature and visual arts, sociocultural movements such as indigenism, negrismo, the question of women as writers and cultural actors, and the Latino presence in the US.

Requirements: midterm and final exams, short papers, frequent writings on BB.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Spanish Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/RCST Western Europe, HALC - Hum, Art, Lit, Cul, MSB/Humanities & Writing II

May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

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