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SPAN 6653 Paradise Unbound: Literature and Nature in Latin America (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Taking an earth-centered approach, this course studies the different representations of nature throughout the 20th and 21st century, and the relationship between man and the environment, man and animals, nature and gender, natural environment and indigenous movements, and the politics and economics of nature. Authors include Horacio Quiroga, Mario Vargas Llosa; and films such as The Accidental Eden, Avatar, and The Enemy God.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Cinthya Torres

Prerequisites: Contextos, concurrent enrolment in Contextos, or permission of instructor

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish. Elective for Hispanic Studies major or minor. Fulfills post-1900 Latin American requirement for major.


Last Updated: 26-Jan-17