TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
SPAN 465 A, CHSTU 465 A
CHSTU 465 A CONTEMPORARY CHICANA/O LIT. Offered jointly with COMPARATIVE LIT 321 D and SPAN 465 A
Overview of Chicano literature focusing on 20th century works. After a general introduction to the socio-historical background in which the literary phenomena have unfolded, representative examples of the various genres making-up the general body of Chicana/o literature will be closely examined: theatre, poetry, and narrative (short story and novel). Authors to be studied include Alurista, Cisneros, Herrera, Hinojosa-Smith, Chávez, Lucero, Montoya, Rivera, Salinas, Valdez.
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.
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
June 21, 2021 - 11:23pm