Course: SPAN 421. Central American Literature (3)
Prerequisites: For Spanish Majors: SPAN 306, SPAN 307. For CAS Minors: CAS 201; Upper division standing or instructor consent. Recommended Corequisite: SPAN 521. Examines Central American literary traditions, with emphasis on the 20th century. Focuses on the aesthetic proposals, the historical and political context in which Central American literature is produced, the Central American transnational experience, and the ways in which literary production contributes to the construction of a contemporary version of Central American identity. Emphasizes application of recent trends in literary theories and critical methodologies. Variable topics. Conducted in Spanish. Available for graduate credit.