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SPAN 6677 The Poetics of Violence in Literature (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will explore the various meanings and representations of violence in fiction and cinema in Latin America. Drawing on current examples, we will look at how literature and cinema depict, enact and/or reject violence in the construction of their narratives. Authors may include Julio Ortega, Diamela Eltit, Rodrigo Rey Rosa, and Laura Restrepo.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Cinthya Torres

Prerequisites: With permission of the Instructor. Contextos, concurrent enrolment in Contextos, or permission of instructor.

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Comments: Conducted in Spanish. Elective for Hispanic Studies major or minor. Fulfills post-1800 Latin American requirement for major

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17