SPAN 454R

The Spanish American Novel

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Selected Spanish-American novelists such as Juan Rulfo, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Alejo Carpentier, Mario Vargas-Llosa, etc.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Demonstrate understanding of contexts

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate a strong understanding of the historical, social, and literary contexts of the novels and authors studied.

Title

Interpret novels

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate critical acuity in interpreting individual novels, drawing appropriately on the tools of literary criticism and theory.

Title

Prepare a research paper

Learning Outcome

Express one's insights in a research paper which makes appropriate use of secondary sources and demonstrates mastery of MLA protocols.