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2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPAN 242 - Survey of Spanish American Literature


Introduction to the texts characteristic of the Spanish American colonial period, which includes vestiges of medieval thought in Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassic and Romantic literature. SPAN 241  covers the time from 1492 to the late 1880’s. Representative authors of the chronicle, the travel diary, the protonovel, novel, short story and pre-Columbian texts. SPAN 242 covers literary movements and authors in Latin America from 1880 to the present. Literary periods include late Romanticism, Modernism, Vanguard, Boom and Post-Boom.