E 342 • Life and Literature of the Southwest: Mexican American
Please refer to the course schedule for course days, time, room location, prerequisites and possible cross-listings: http://registrar.utexas.edu/schedules/
A course based on close reading. Class participation is a must during the recitation periods. Take home papers will also be assigned for each work. Review of previously read material and discussion is also a requirement.
Attendance is required and monitored. Minimum of six essays (min of 750 words each) 80%, Pop Quizzes 20%.
G.S. Perry, Hold Autumn in Your Hand; Larry McMurtry, Horseman, Pass By; Francisco Jiménez, The Circuit; Rolando Hinojosa, Ask a Policeman; B. L. Brammer, The Gay Place (We will read two novels of the three in Brammer's).