TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
CHSTU 330 A, SPAN 331 A
CHSTU 330 A CHICANA/O AUTOBIOGRAPHYOffered jointly with COMPARATIVE LIT 321 C and SPANISH 331A
This course is intended to examine the Chicana/o experience as portrayed in autobiographical texts. An introduction covering the history, antecedents, formal aspects, and development of both autobiographical expression, in general, and Chicano literature and culture will establish the theoretical framework for the course. Afterwards, analysis and discussion of the assigned texts will occupy the main focus of the class. Selected theory and criticism texts will also be read and discussed. The main authors to be studied are Oscar Z. Acosta, Ernesto Galarza, Cleofas Jaramillo, Luis Pérez, and Richard Rodriguez.
Emphasizes connections between twentieth century literature of the United States and Canada and current literature of Latin America. Emphasizes that, despite obvious differences, much is shared in terms of culture and national sensibility across the two continents.
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Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
April 28, 2021 - 3:28am