SPAN 459R

Special Topics in Spanish American Literature

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Specific topics in Latin American literature. Course content will vary each semester to offer optimum exposure to all areas of Latin American literature.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Aesthetic Constructs, Genres, and Context

Learning Outcome

Recognize aesthetic constructs, genre differences and similarities, ideological trends, and historical contexts.

Title

Literary Study Skills

Learning Outcome

Develop the habits and skills for Spanish literary study that inspire continued learning.

Title

Literary Analysis

Learning Outcome

Understand and properly apply the tools of literary analysis, as well as critical and philosophical concepts which may apply to special topics in Spanish-American  Literature.

Title

Research

Learning Outcome

Write essays in Spanish, including one final research paper, that demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the use of language and literary criticism.