SPAN-499 Prose and Poetry: Martí to Bolaño
Spring for 2013-2014
This course will explore the poetry and prose of a number of writers from the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first century. Some of Latin America’s most important poets also were celebrated as journalists, novelists, short story writers, dramatists, etc.
Some of the major writers who will be explored include: José Martí (Cuba), Rubén Darío (Nicaragua), Vicente Huidobro (Chile), Gabriela Mistral (Chile), Alfonsina Storni (Argentina), César Vallejo (Perú), José Lezama Lima (Cuba), Rosario Castellanos (México), Octavio Paz (México), Cristina Peri Rossi (Uruguay), Rosario Ferré (Puerto Rico), Roberto Bolaño (Chile), Cristina Rivera García (México), and others. Although we cannot explore all of these authors in depth, students will have the opportunity to undertake individual research projects.
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Spring '14: Kirkpatrick, G (description)
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