2018-2019 Catalog

SPAN 303 Introduction to Modern Latin American Literature and Culture

An introduction to major twentieth-century works of literary fiction and cinema in Latin America, with attention to the interplay of fiction and history, read in the original Spanish: Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits, and stories by Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortázar and Roberto Bolaño.  Film screenings include Cuban director Tomás Gutiérrez Alea's Memories of Underdevelopment, Chilean director Patricio Guzmán's Salvador Allende, and Argentine director Lucrecia Martel's La ciénaga.


4 units


SPAN 202, SPAN 211, or permission of instructor

Core Requirements Met

  • Regional Focus