SPAN-266 Latin American Literature: Contemporary Short Story
A survey of Spanish American short fiction by male and female writers from the 1940s through the 2000s. The course focuses on the development of different literary strategies and their relation to specific historical, political, and social contexts. It also explores the dialogue or struggle with a dominant male tradition of writing through which women authors have shaped their particular literary and social concerns. Among writers to be studied are Borges, Cortázar, Donoso, García Márquez; Bryce Echenique, Ferré, Garro, Peri Rossi, and Valenzuela.

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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