Catalogue 2012 - 2013

ENGL 253 Love, Death, and Power in Twentieth Century Spanish American Literature (in English translation)


3 cr.


Sophomore standing and two courses in English writing with grades of "C" or better.

Course Description

This is a study of 20th century Spanish American works (in English translation) for the purpose of analyzing the treatment of the themes of love, death, and power. By focusing upon these universal themes, students gain insights into the cultural uniqueness of the Spanish American vision. The works examined represent three different literary genres: short story, poetry, and novel. This course satisfies one of the Writing Intensive Course requirements for Arts and Sciences students.