Fantastic and Existentialist Literatures of Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil

COLT 1420F S01 [CRN: 15785]

Jorge Luis Borges proclaimed that South American writers can "wield all themes" without superstition, with irreverence. This course examines the ways in which 20th century writers from Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil appropriated European fantastic and existentialist fictions, taking them in new directions. Readings, in English or original languages, include Borges, Cortázar, Onetti, Lispector. Prerequisite: previous college literature course(s).
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Primary Instructor
Meetings
2:30 pm - 3:50 pm Tue, Thu - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
11 (Dec 19, 2014 9:00am)