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Jill Robbins, Chair 150 W 21st Street, Stop B3700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4936

Fall 2006

SPN 352 • Topics in Spanish and Spanish American Literature

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
49135 MWF
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
BEN 1.122
Fierro

Course Description

The primary aim of this course is to analyze in a broad sense the connections between Spanish American cinema and literature, through extensive readings and in-class movie exhibitions.

Grading Policy

All students are expected to prepare monthly assignments for class (50%) and submit a final report (50%).

Texts

Particular emphasis will be given to "Martin Fierro" (poem and film), "La sombra del caudillo" (novel and film), "Don Segundo Sombra" (novel and film), "Boquitas pintadas" (novel and film), "Diario de la guerra del cerdo" (novel and film), "El apando" (novel and film), "Un lugar sin limites" (novel and film), "De eso no se habla" (short story and film).

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