20C Span American Short Story

The Spanish American Short Story of the Twentieth Century

This course will be focused on five major Spanish American short story writers of the twentieth century: Jorge Luis Borges, Juan Rulfo, Julio Cortázar, Gabriel García Márquez, and Augusto Monterroso. It will include an introduction to the main theoretical considerations that are fundamental to analyze and interpret a short story. The main part of this course will concentrate on the critical analysis of short stories written by the aforementioned authors. (1 unit)

Required texts : 1) Jorge Luis Borges, Ficciones (Madrid: Alianza, ISBN 9504001947); 2) Juan Rulfo, El llano en llamas (Madrid: Cátedra, ISBN 8437605121); 3) Julio Cortázar, Los relatos I: Ritos (Madrid: Alianza, ISBN 842061615X); 4) Gabriel García Márquez, Los funerales de la mamá grande (Buenos Aires: Sudamericana ISBN 9500700913); 5) Augusto Monterroso, Cuentos (Madrid: Alianza, ISBN 8420637378).
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SPAN 6677

All Sections in Summer 2007, LS 6 Week Session

Summer 2007, LS 6 Week Session

SPAN6677A-L07 Lecture (Cardona-Lopez)