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SPN 705

The Boom in Latin American Literature

This course is an introduction to Latin American literature and criticism from the 1960s and 1970s. We will study major authors from several Spanish-speaking countries to understand the "boom" not only in terms of the international success of Latin American authors but also as a cultural movement. Major authors to be studied include Julio Cortázar, Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez. Students will examine literary works and articles from various sources.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL

Prerequisites

SPN 601 or placement test required (www.ryerson.ca/llc)

Co-Requisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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