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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Fall 2009

E 342 • Life and Literature of the Southwest: Mexican American

Unique Days Time Location Instructor

Hinojosa-Smith, R

Course Description

Please refer to the course schedule for course days, time, room location, prerequisites and possible cross-listings:

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.

Grading Policy

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).


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