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

Fall 2003

SPN 325L • Introduction to Spanish American Literature Since Modernism

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
44900 to 44905 Multiple Sections BAT 318

Course Description

Introduction to Spanish American Literature Since Modernism offers a look at Spanish American writing from the late 1870s to the present. Innovative developments in Spanish American writing are examined in context of the rapid social changes taking place in Spanish American Countries during the same period. Readings are in Spanish and include literary works in differente genres as well as essays of social criticism.

Grading Policy

Proposal for term paper 15% Midterm examination 27.5% Final version of term paper 22.5% Quizzes and participation 5% Final examination 30%

Attendance Policy: Four cuts permitted; subsequent unexcused absences result in 1% grade reduction each. An excused absence is an absence satisfactorily explained by a note.


Required Text: Raquel Chang-Rodriguez and Malva E. Filer, Voces de Hispanoamerica Boston: Heinle and Heinle, 1996. 2nd ed. (Should be at the University Co-op. ) In addition, there is a course packet. You must purchase the packet because it contains required readings. It is Abel's Copies, 715 W. 23rd St., tel. 472-5353 or 472-7676.


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