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SPAN0367

Contemp Latin American Poetry

Contemporary Latin American Poetry
In this course we will study the major currents of contemporary Latin American poetry. Beginning with Darío, we will read texts by Martí, Vallejo, Neruda, Paz, Lezama Lima, Varela, Hahn, Ollé, Belli, Pizarnik, Mazzotti, Chirinos, M.A Álvarez, and other poets from Brazil, Central, and South America. Discussions will cover, among others, the relationship between poetry and politics; country vs. city; body and nutrition; love, sexuality, and eroticism. We will also include critical and theoretical readings that will complement close readings of poems. This course satisfies the IS advance language requirement in Spanish. (At least two Spanish courses at the 0300-level or above, or by waiver) 3hrs. lect./ disc.
Subject:
Spanish
Department:
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Division:
Languages
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL LIT

Sections

Spring 2009

SPAN0367A-S09 Lecture (Saldarriaga)