LAS 3270 - The Latin American Short Story

Description
A study of the Latin American short story from its origins to the early twenty-first century. It considers how these stories represent ethico-political views, violence, paranoia, mass culture, gender, race, and sexuality; and adapt and take part in important literary movements and modalities such as the testimony, adventure, magical realism, detective fiction, science fiction, and historical fiction. The course also offers students the opportunity to pursue work in the art of writing short stories. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: LAS 2010
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
10
Avg. Sections
1