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SPA 480C Seminar: Love and Repression in Modern Latin American and Caribbean Literature and Film

Prerequisite: 300-level course in Spanish. Satisfies 3 credits towards Latin American Studies Minor or Certificate. Course is conducted in Spanish.

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the literature and film of Latin America and the Caribbean with special focus on the tension between love and repression (or authoritarianism). The struggle between the writer (or filmmaker) and society and the outcome of that struggle will be examined and discussed. Possible authors include Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Isabel Allende, Rosario Ferre, Rigoberta Menchu, Miguel Barnet and Ariel Dorfman.


3 credits