Latin American Short Story El cuento latinoamericano (SPAN 307.3)

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El cuento latinoamericano introduces students to an exemplary genre of Latin American literature: the short story. Includes a brief history of the development of the short story genre in Latin America and entails in-depth textual analysis of masterpieces of the short story from all parts of Spanish speaking Latin America: the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Peru, Colombia, etc. All class lectures and readings are in Spanish. Selections will include works of internationally renowned authors such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Columbia), Carlos Fuentes (Mexico), Mario Benedetti (Uruguay), Jorge Luis Borges (Argentina), Alejo Carpentier (Cuba), Julio Cortazar (Argentina); as well as ten other authors chosen at the discretion of the individual instructor.


SPAN 204 and 217.

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