Being a female poet in the 80s in Chile garnered a lot of negative attention and she touches on the subject of feminism and femininity in various ways in her own works. But now look! Diamela Eltit, 68, is widely recognized for her avant-garde style and illustrious career as a novelist. Seguimos bajo el velo de Sor Juana. The triple threat is an actress, screenwriter and novelist. Mariela Griffor , 56, is a poet, editor, and publisher who has published three renowned collections of poetry. She earned her doctorate in Spanish-American literature at New York University where she currently teaches.
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Open to juniors and seniors or with consent of the instructor. Limited to 20 students. Students will concentrate on his masterworks: Azul…, Prosas profanas , and Cantos de vida y esperanza.
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The tenants of Modernismo will be thoroughly analyzed. For students who have completed Spanish 05 or equivalent. Professor Stavans. Pablo Neruda. An exploration of the life and oeuvre of the prolific Chilean poet and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature. His work will be read chronologically, starting with Twenty Love Poems and a Song Of Despair and ending with his five posthumous collections.
The counterpoint of politics and literature will define the classroom discussion. One Hundred Years of Solitude. Although other works written by the Colombian author will also be discussed stories, essays, reportage, and fragments of other novels , the course will concentrate on the structure, style, motifs, historical and aesthetic context of the masterwork that brought him the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Don Quixote. A detailed textual and historical analysis of Cervantes' masterpiece, first published in two installments, the first in , the second in The course will place the novel in the context of the Renaissance, reflecting on the way it showcases ideas on politics, philosophy, and art. Also, students will contemplate its impact on world literature, from Sterne's Tristam Shandy to Dostoievski's Crime and Punishment , as well as on the works of Borges, Milan Kundera, and Salman Rushdie, among others.
This course satisfies the Senior Seminar requirement for Majors.
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Requisite: Spanish 07 or the equivalent. Underclass students need consent of the instructor. Senior Departmental Honors. Two single courses. Latino Autobiography.
Since the s U. Latino writers have used autobiography in order to carve out a new identity that would allow them not only to reclaim their heritage but also to define their relationship to American culture. In this course we will think about definition, distinction, and uses of memoir and autobiography and examine personal writings by Mexican-Americans, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Chilean-Americans, and Cuban-Americans in order to better understand how Latino writers find and invent themselves.
Particular attention will be given to how Latino writers experiment with this genre in order to address changing constructions of immigration, language, exile, and identity. Requisite: Reading knowledge of Spanish. Motherhood in the Americas. Motherhood offers a foundational trope of resilience, pioneering, resistance, vision, and hope.
This course will examine the numerous roles women play in both the private and public sphere in contemporary culture present. Through readings of poetry, fiction, essays, autobiography, and viewings of films, students will understand the role of mothers in changing Latina American history. Requisite: Spanish 07 or equivalent. The Sounds of Spanglish. A linguistic and cultural study of the Latino population in the United States through its language.
The course spans almost years, from to the present. Novels, plays, and film will be used as primary texts. The various modalities of Spanglish, spoken by, among other groups, Nuyoricans, Chicanos, and Cuban-Americans, will be compared. The development of Spanglish as a street jargon will be compared to Yiddish, Ebonics, and other minority tongues.
The course will also discuss the rapid changes of Spanish, under strong pressure from English, in the Southern Hemisphere. Works by Dr. The goal of this class is to analyze the historical and political production and use of testimonio literature in Latin America. In the last 20 years testimonio literature has been the topic of heated debate ranging from scholars claiming its importance as a political tool presenting the voice and circumstances of marginalized and oppressed peoples to critics deriding it as lies.
We will explore the forms in which literature is testimonial, as well as the ways testimonial exposure has succeeded in, or failed to, enact political change and social awareness. Some of the many questions to be addressed include: What are the distinctions between testimonial literature and legal testimony? Can testimony be equivalent to truth?
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What role do memory and political agendas play in the production of testimonial literature? What do we expect from testimonial literature? How did the Rigoberta controversy affect the way other testimonial literature is read? Can fiction be testimonial? Through journal writing, class presentations, film viewing, and debates, we will be able to arrive at our own conclusions.
All classes and most readings will be conducted in Spanish. Also European Studies This panoramic, interdisciplinary course will explore the concept of love as it changes epoch to epoch and culture to culture. Poetry, novels, paintings, sculptures, movies, TV, and music will be featured. Starting with the Song of Songs , it will include discussions of Plato, Aristotle, Catullus, and other Greek classics, move on to Dante and Petrarch, contemplate Chinese, Arabic, African, and Mesoamerican literatures, devote a central unit to Shakespeare, continue with the Metaphysical poets, and move on to American literature.
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Special attention will be paid to the difference between love, eroticism, and pornography. Multilingual students will be encouraged to delve into various linguistic traditions, in tongues like French, Russian, German, Yiddish, and Spanish.
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Reconstructing History through Literature. In this course we will explore the literary reconstruction of Latin American history by 20th-century critics, filmmakers, and novelists. Through a transhistorical exploration of contemporary renderings of colonial and 19th-century Latin American texts, events and key figures, we will examine the political and historical contexts behind these rewritings of historical texts. Films will complement our readings.
Requisite : Spanish 07 or equivalent. Professor Lamas. Slavery, Race and Empire in Latin America.