University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

88-316 Contemporary Latin American Fiction W(3-0)

Over the past several decades the literature in Latin America has achieved a significant historical dimension. This course will examine, in English, why and how the leading figures, such as Borges, Cortazar, Sabato, Garcia Marques, and Carlos Fuentes have "made" history, not only in the way they have recreated the Latin American historical reality, but also in the way they have reformed the Spanish literary language, Texts and and examinations will be in English, but selected readings and assignments will be in Spanish. Students who select the course under the listing of 55-316 will do the assignments in English.

Exclusions: 55-316.
Course Profile

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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