SPANISH 437 - Introduction to Literature Studies and Criticism
Fall 2019, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Spanish (SPANISH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Nine credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399; or two RCLANG 324 and six credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This class will analyze the representation of violence in literature and film in contemporary Spain. We will examine topics such as the Spanish Civil War and its outcome, the Franquista dictatorship, political resistance, terrorism, violence against women, social violence, nationalism, immigration, etc. We will examine the literary production of important Spanish contemporary authors and filmmakers along with theoretical readings (in English) about violence, trauma, war, gender violence, etc. We will read literary works by Bernardo Atxaga, Miguel Delibes, Ana María Matute, Ana María Moix, Alberto Méndez, Ramón J. Sender; films by Fernando de Aranoa, Guillermo del Toro, Isabel Coixet, Carlos Saura.

This course counts as literature credit for the Spanish minor.

Class Format:

This course is taught in Spanish.


SPANISH 437 - Introduction to Literature Studies and Criticism
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM

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