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Latin American Literature of the 20th Century

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
335
Course Credits: 
3

An introduction to Latin American literature from roughly 1900 to the present, with attention to principal literary trends in Spanish. The readings include essays, poetry, short stories, plays, and novels by the most prominent authors such as José Martí, Rubén Darío, Pablo Neruda, Jorge Luis Borges, Octavio Paz, Gabriel García Márquez, Julio Cortázar, and others. There would be emphasis in understanding the social and historical contexts in which the works took shape. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or demonstrated proficiency.