Creation of a Continent: Representations of Hispanic America, 1492-1898, in Literature and Film

Traces the creation of a new literature in Spanish to record and interpret New World experiences. Begins with excerpts from Columbus’s diary and ends with writings on the late 19th-century Cuban and Puerto Rican independence movements. Pairs some of these pre-20th-century texts with more recent literary and film interpretations of the first 400 years of Hispanic American history. Conducted in Spanish.

Prereq: One intermediate Spanish subject or permission of instructor

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Offered Spring 2021

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category
21H.170 17.55 21A.130 21G.084

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