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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Fall 2003

LAS 370S • 5-INTRO TO SPN AMER LIT SINCE MOD

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
37450 to 37465 Multiple Sections

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.

Texts

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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