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MLL 442 - Introduction to Spanish American Literature: 1900 to the Present

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
Socio-political, aesthetic, philosophical and literary ideas examined in contemporary Latin American literature. Prose, poetry and drama of the 20th and 21st century, including latest development in postmodernity, postcoloniality and cultural studies.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better; and MLL 343.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of several historical literary periods, authors, personages, and texts relating to Spanish American literature from Modernism to the present.
  2. Students will build skills in reading comprehension by reading and commenting on primary texts in the original Spanish.
  3. Students will be able to compare and contrast the diversity of Spanish American literature from the point of view of ethnicity, class, gender and region.

UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.

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