Narrative Spanish-Amer Women

Narratives of Spanish American Women Writers: Representations of the Self
In this course we will read selected texts by contemporary Spanish American women writers. The aim of the course is to explore the diverse writing strategies women use to represent themselves in their particular socio-cultural contexts. In the analysis of these texts, we will focus on the feminine characters of these narratives. We will also consider whether these characters might be representations of the authors. We will read texts by Elena Poniatowska, Rosario Ferré, Luisa Valenzuela, Cristina Peri Rossi, and others. This course is organized around a series of close readings and class discussions of short stories and theoretical texts. (SPAN 0220 or equivalent). 3 hrs. lect./disc.
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SPAN 0318

All Sections in Fall 2010

Fall 2010

SPAN0318A-F10 Lecture (Rigo de Alonso)