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SPAN-499-01 Lit & Visual Cult in Latin America
Spring for 2012-2013
This course will explore the interplay of changing technologies—especially photography and the plastic arts—in literary representation in Latin America during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Readings will include theoretical texts on visual culture and representation, the role of photography in the development of literary realism, filmic influence in the historical vanguards (both literature and the plastic arts), and the heightened exchange between film and literature in contemporary literature.

Texts:
1) Gomez de Avellaneda, Gertrudis. Sab Least expensive edition is fine.

2) Cortazar, Julio. Libro de Manuel. least expensive edition

3) Gomez-Pena, Guillermo. Codex espangliensis: from Columbus to the Border Patrol. (San Francisco, City Lights Books, 2000 and later)
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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