Course Description for Spanish American Literature to Modernismo
Spanish American Literature to Modernismo
Prerequisite: SPW 3030
Description: This course examines the development of Spanish American literature from the fifteenth century to the late nineteenth century through a variety of readings and written and oral activities. The course also encompasses brief consideration of indigenous pre-Colombian literature translated into Spanish. Topics to be considered will include, but are not limited to, indigenous civilizations, the conquest, mestizaje, slavery, independence, nation-building and the evolution of Spanish American aesthetics.