20C Span Am 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. In addition to the required text, other readings and material will be supplied in electronic format. (1 unit)

Required texts : Jorge Luis Borges, Ficciones (Madrid: Alianza); Juan Rulfo, El llano en llamas (Madrid: Cátedra); Julio Cortázar, Los relatos I: Ritos (Madrid: Alianza); Gabriel García Márquez, Los funerales de la mamá grande (Buenos Aires: Sudamericana); Augusto Monterroso, Cuentos (Madrid: Alianza).
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SPAN 6764

All Sections in Summer 2008, LS 6 Week Session

Summer 2008, LS 6 Week Session

SPAN6764A-L08 Lecture (Cardona-Lopez)