21G.731 Creation of a Continent: Representations of Hispanic America, 1492-1898, in Literature and Film


Class Info

Traces the creation of a new literature in Spanish to record and interpret New World experiences. Begins with excerpts from Columbus's diary and ends with writings on the late 19th-century Cuban and Puerto Rican independence movements. Pairs some of these pre-20th-century texts with more recent literary and film interpretations of the first 400 years of Hispanic American history. Conducted in Spanish.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.731 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by L. Ewald.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 16-676.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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