University of Guelph 1998-1999 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

55-316 Contemporary Latin American Fiction W(3-0) [0.50]

This course will examine, in English, why and how the leading figures, such as Borges, Cortazar, Garcia Marques, Carpentier, Isabel Allende, and Luisa Valenzuela 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 Hispanic literature. Two lectures per week in English and one seminar per week in Spanish. Final essay and examination will be in English, short presentations and compositions will be in Spanish. Students who select the course under the listing of 55-316 will attend the first two hours. They will write a research essay.

Exclusions: 88-316
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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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Last revised: May 31, 1998.