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

Fall 2007

LAS 370S • 10-CONTEMPORARY SPANISH AMERICAN PROSE

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41720 TTh
8:00 AM-9:30 AM
MEZ 1.118
FIERRO

Course Description

The primary aim of this course is to analyze in a broad sense the past and the present of Spanish-American women's prose from the twenties to date through extensive readings and explorations of selected contexts. Particular emphasis will be given to these authors: Maria Luisa Bombal, Rosario Castellanos, Elena Garro, Teresa de la Parra, Maria Elena Walsh. Class discussions wil be encouraged as the working method.

Grading Policy

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

Texts

Bombal, La amortajada Castellanos, Balun Canan Garro, La culpa es de los tlaxcaltecas Parra, Memorias de Mama Blanca Walsh, Novios de antano

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