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SPAN 160 Readings in Literature in Spanish

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Course Description

Study of the literary trends and some of the best novels, poetry, and short stories that exemplify Spanish American literature of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Students will become familiar with the cultural, sociological, historical, and political framework of the time the stories discussed take place; and analyze the concerns that the writings approach. Consequently, this course shows how the literature reflects the fantastic reality of the Spanish American world. Cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking-world are highlighted.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: SPAN 140 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9C2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 6A)