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SPAN 9961 The Dynamics of Dissent in Contemporary Spanish-American Novels (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

A study of the ideological formation and stylistic development of major Spanish American novelists of the twentieth century, with special attention to the "Boom" and "post-Boom" periods. Works by such writers as Carpentier, Fuentes, Vargas Llosa, Allende, Garcia, Marquez, Poniatowska, Mastretta, and Ferre, among others, will be examined in detail. Focus on structure, characterization, and use of language will lead to an understanding of the directions that genre has taken in recent decades.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Harry L. Rosser

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Conducted in Spanish.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17