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Latin American Literature

Course Description

In this course, students will be able to:

  1. Differentiate major themes of Latin American literature
  2. Identify leading works and authors of Latin American Literature
  3. Assess how historical, political, and social events have shaped Latin American literature.
  4. Analyze how Latin American literary works have influenced, formed, and affected the lives of Latin American peoples.
  5. Discuss how native and foreign literary movements have influenced Latin American Literature.
  6. Determine how Latin American writers shaped by Native-American, European, African, and Asian traditions explore the human universal through the particularities of Latin America.