Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department for Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park AveCharlottesville, Virginia 22904
Prerequisite: SPAN 3010 and 3300, or departmental placement.
Translation Spanish and English Prerequisite: SPAN 3010 and 3300, or departmental placement.
This course offers an overview of Borges' short stories and some essays and poems. The aim is to present Borges as dominating the great shift in literary sensibility in Spanish America in the 1940s, his influence on the 'Boom' and the relevance of his work to the notions of Modernism and Post-modernism in the Anglo-Saxon sense. The course will attempt to cover not only the thematics of Borges' main works but also his innovations in technique. Study of major literary works from the 20th and 21st centuries by Mexican authors, including poetry, fiction, essay and/or theatre. Discussion will focus on literary representation, historical and gender issues relevant to this period in Mexican society. Prerequisite: SPAN 3010, 3300, and 3 credits of 3400-3430, or departmental placement
Contemporary Latin-American Short Fiction Prerequisite: SPAN 3010, 3300, and 3 credits of 3400-3430, or departmental placement.
Prerequisite: SPAN 3010, 3300, and 3 credits of 3400-3430, or departmental placement.
Studies the modern theories of literary criticism, including formalism, structuralism, semiotics, and the application of theory to major Spanish authors.
Readings and/or research in particular fields under the supervision of an instructor.
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.