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

Spring 2005

SPN 380K • SPANISH AMERICAN SHORT STORY

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
45755 TH
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
BEN 1.118
BERNUCCI

Course Description

An examination of the most representative Spanish American authors as a course of study in the art of story telling, short story theory, literary history and individual poetics, and as an incursion into narrative theories in general. Different modalities of tales are treated in this course: realist, fantastic, marvelous, and real-marvelous. Readings from such writers as Echeverría, Quiroga, Borges, Bombal, Rulfo, Carpentier, García Márquez, Cortázar, Ocampo.

Grading Policy

4 Quizzes: 50% Final Paper: 30% Class Participation (Oral presentations, Active Participation, Excellent Attendance): 20%

Texts

Course packet available at the University Co-op Bookstore.

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