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SPAN 6668 The Experimental Tradition (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Through a combination of poetry, theory and visual art this course will follow the impact of the historical avant-garde in Twentieth Century Latin America. Attention will be paid to the dialogue between different experimental and critical texts by a variety of poets and critics. From Csar Vallejo, Vicente Huidobro and Edgardo Antonio Vigo to critics such as Peter Brger and Beatriz Sarlo we will look at the evolution of Spanish American experimental poetics and the role they play in modern cultural history.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Ernesto Livon-Grosman

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish
Fulfills the post-1800 Latin American requirement for the Hispanic Studies major


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13