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

Spring 2007

SPN 364K.2 • Spanish American Drama and Poetry

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
47875 TTh
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
BEN 1.124

Course Description

This course will be devoted to study the main trends of Latin American poetry in the twentieth century. The topics we are going to address are: a) The aesthetics of modernismo, the rhetorics of sensuality and the politics of americanismo; b) Postmodernismo and the search for the self; c) Experiments and revolution in the avant-garde poetry; d) The surrealist adventure; e) Political commitment or universalism: poetry in the cold war; f) Latin american poetry and postmodernity.

Grading Policy

4 partial exams: 40% one 4-pages paper: 20% final exam: 25% participation: 15%


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