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SPAN 6678 Early Spanish American Women Writers (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

A close study of the intellectual and literary productions of women writers from the colonial period and nineteenth century, with special attention to Sor Juana Ins de la Cruz. Readings will be drawn from different genres and will also include works by Catalina de Erauso, la Madre Castillo, Juana Manuela Gorriti, Clorinda Matto de Turner, and Gertrudis Gmez de Avellaneda, among others.


Instructor(s): Sarah H. Beckjord

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish
Fulfills pre-1900 requirement in Latin American literature for Hispanic Studies Majors


Last Updated: 29-Mar-17