Literature of the Spanish language area

Course Code :2014FLWTLS
Study domain:Literature
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:45
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Spanish
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Diana Arbaiza

3. Course contents *

During ten sessions some of the foremost figures of contemporary Mexican literature will be discusssed: Mariano Azuela, Juan Rulfo, Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, Elena Poniatowska, Roberto Bolaño, Guadalupe Nettel (guest lecture), Yuri Herrera, and Emiliano Monge. In addition a guest lecture on melodrama in contemporary Mexican cinema will be held. All works will be situated in their social and historical context, for instance the Mexican Revolution, the social upheavels of 1968, and the drug-related violence.