Intro to Hispanic Lit.

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Spanish

Course Number: 
211
Institution: 
Amherst College

This course provides an introduction to the diverse literatures of the Spanish-speaking world over the course of six centuries, from the Middle Ages to the turn of the twentieth century.  Students will learn the tools and critical vocabulary for advanced work reading the canon of Hispanic literatures from Spain, Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin, identifying aesthetic trends and historical periods such as the Renaissance, the Golden Age, the Romantic era, realism and modernism.  The syllabus will include a wide variety of authors of different national, political, and artistic persuasions and an array of linguistic styles.  A medium- to high-level knowledge of the Spanish language and reasonable proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish are required.  This course counts for the major.  Conducted entirely in Spanish.

Requisite:  SPAN 199 or consent of the instructor.  Limited to 15 students.  Fall semester:  Professor Brenneis.  Spring semester: Lecturer Twardy.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
SPAN-211-01-1213S

Course Sections

Intro to Hispanic Lit.
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Maria Twardy, Maria Maillo

mtwardy@amherst.edu; vmaillo@amherst.edu

TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM

BARR 102