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

Spring 2008

LAS 370S • 9-CONTEMPORARY SPANISH AMERICAN POETRY

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41145 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
MEZ 1.202
FIERRO

Course Description

The primary aim of this course is to analyze in a broad sense the past and the present of Spanish American poetry from the twenties to date, through extensive readings and explorations of selected contexts. Particular emphasis will be given to these authors: Jorge Luis Borges, Oliverio Girondo, Vicente Huidobro, Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda, Nicano Parra, Octavio Paz, Cesar Vallejo.

Grading Policy

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

Texts

Jimenez, Antologia de la poesia hispanoamericana contemporanea.

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