SPAN 756 - From the Avant-Garde to the Postmodern

Overview

Course Title

From the Avant-Garde to the Postmodern

Description

This course spans the first six decades of the twentieth century. It covers the works of major authors in their respective genres: the "isms" (Jorge Luis Borges and Vicente Huidobro), the various phases of Pablo Neruda's trajectory, the re-emergence of feminist poetry, the decline of gauchoesque drama (Florencio Sánchez, Samuel Eichelbaum) leading to "reflexive" theatre. Other aspects covered are the novelists - reinterpretation of indigenous Latin American cultures (Alejo Carpentier, Carlos Fuentes), and the surge of the "Boom" (Julio Cortázar, Gabriel García Márquez, etc.).

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule