Sep 18, 2021  
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LIT 115 - Introduction to Latin American Literature


3 Credit(s)
Surveys the major periods of Latin American literature from the Colonial era through the 20th century. Includes a sample of the chronicles of discovery and conquest written by unruly conquerors seeking legitimacy from the Spanish crown, the Romantic prose of the 19th century written during the struggle for independence from Spain, the modernista and avant-garde poetries of the 19th and 20th centuries before looking at the “boom,” the period when Latin America first began to be credited for having its own literature, and an overview of the “post-boom” and what followed in the 21st century. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in ENG 105  or an equivalent composition course at another college or university
Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.







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