SPAN 458R

Hispanic-American Short Story

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Introduction and development of an important literary genre in Spanish America, including works of Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortazar, Juan Rulfo, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 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

History and Key Figures

Learning Outcome

Gain a working knowledge of the history and principal figures of the Spanish American short story.

Title

Basic Bibliography

Learning Outcome

Master basic bibliographical techniques related to the short story genre.

Title

Formal Aspects of the Short Story

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate a firm grasp of the formal aspects of the short story genre.