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Fall 2007
Jan 19, 2018
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SPAN 443 - Colonial Hispanic American Lit
A study of colonial Hispanic American literature from pre-Columbian works and the chronicles of encounter, through the nineteenth century literary manifestations of political and cultural (in)dependence. Possible topics include the cultural heritage and identity of both the colonizer and the colonized; the concept of historicism; canonical genres and their adaptations; Center vs. Periphery; discourse, counterdiscourse and the marginalized voice; criollismo; the relationships of socioeconomic progress and literary development and (in)dependence, etc. Students are exposed to a wide variety of literary genres ranging from narratives to dramas, poetry and essays, as well as pertinent historical background information. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 342 or 344 with a grade of C+ or better or equivalent. Alternate years. Four Credits Staff Fall Semester
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Humanities Division
Modern & Classical Languages Department

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