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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPAN 27503 - Spanish American Short Story

Course Credit: 1
SPANISH AMERICAN SHORT STORY Jorge Luis Borges, one of the most influential contemporary Latin American writers, is celebrated as a master of the short story. This course will use the short story genre to trace the evolution of Latin American narrative through successive literary movements of the 20th and 21rst-centuries through the reading, discussion and interpretation of representative works of short fiction. Course readings will cover a wide range of styles and themes, from classic works by well-known writers such as Horacio Quiroga and Jorge Luis Borges to the work of emerging authors like Samanta Schweblin, as well as works by outstanding U.S. Latinx writers. Prerequisite(s): SPAN-20200, and SPAN-22300 or SPAN-22400; or permission of instructor. [AH, C]