Middlebury

SPAN6659A

Argentine Literature

THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT IN BUENOS AIRES

The aim of this course is to get an approach to Argentine Literature by discussing the literary response to complex cultural and historical issues such as nation and identity formation, avant-garde, nationalism and cosmopolitism, populism and authoritarianism. Special attention will be placed to help students focus on the larger framework of European and Latin American cultural trends in other to gain a deeper understanding of the Argentine literary system. Major and less canonical authors will be studied, i.e Sarmiento, Hernández, Borges, Arlt, Cortázar, Viñas, Walsh and Piglia, among others. (1unit)

Required text: Selected materials and critical bibliography will be provided in electronic form.
Subject:
Spanish
Department:
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature
Equivalent Courses:
SPAN6659
SPAN6659M

Sections

Summer 2015 Language Schools

SPAN6659AA-L15 Lecture (Evangelista de Gonzalez)

Summer 2012

SPAN6659AA-L12 Lecture (Fernandez)