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SPAN 6693 Borges: an Introduction (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will discuss Jorge Luis Borges's work and its multiple philosophical and cultural implications. We will read his prose and poetry in direct dialogue with his predecessors and followers. Looking at how Borges read other writers and other writers read him, we will map the genealogy that makes him one of the most important intellectuals of our time.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Ernesto Livon-Grosman

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

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


Last Updated: 12-Jan-16