SPANISH 373 - Topics in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures
Section: 201 Gender and Sexuality in Latin America and the Caribbean
Term: SU 2012
Subject: Spanish (SPANISH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Course Note:
May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits. A student who misses either of the first two meetings of any course offered by the Department of Romance Languages may be dropped from the course for non-attendance.
Requirements & Distribution:
With permission of instructor.
Class Misc Info:
This course counts as literature credit toward the Spanish concentration or academic minor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
SPANISH 275, 276, or SPANISH 277; or SPANISH 278 (or 290) or AMCULT 224; or RCLANG 324.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course is taught in Spanish

Women and gay male writers have posed significant challenges to dominant patriarchal and heteronormative national literary traditions in Latin America and the Caribbean, and at times have fully participated in the constitution of national discourses. In this seminar we will explore a number of paradigmatic cases of incorporation and exclusion, focusing on novels, poetry, and short stories from Argentina (Manuel Puig), Brazil (Clarice Lispector), Chile (José Donoso), Colombia (Fernando Vallejo), Cuba (Nancy Morejón, Reinaldo Arenas), and Puerto Rico (Julia de Burgos, Luis Palés Matos, Manuel Ramos Otero, Rosario Ferré, Mayra Santos-Febres, Sandra María Esteves, Luz María Umpierre, Tato Laviera). We will also see several cinematographic adaptations of the texts studied in class.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

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Class Format:

Course will be taught in Spanish, with most readings in Spanish (Portuguese optional).

SPANISH 373 - Topics in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures
Schedule Listing
201 (REC)
Wolv. Access
TuTh 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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PDF of Clarice Lispector book will be available on CTools
ISBN: 0679755454
El beso de la mujer ara?a, Author: Manuel Puig., Publisher: Vintage Espa?ol, Vintage Books, una division de Random House 1. ed. Vin 1994
ISBN: 9681902645
El lugar sin limites, Author: Jose Donoso., Publisher: Alfaguara 1. ed. en 1995
ISBN: 8478445102
La hora de la estrella, Author: Clarice Lispector ; traduccion de Ana Poljak., Publisher: Ediciones Siruela 2a. ed. 1977
ISBN: 9587046501
La virgen de los sicarios, Author: Fernando Vallejo., Publisher: Alfaguara 2008
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