Topics Course (Peninsular) From Censorship to Freedom: Literary Movements in Contemporary Spain
SPAN 875-011: Topics Course (Peninsular) From Censorship to Freedom: Literary Movements in Contemporary Spain (Credits: 3)
This course traces major literary movements in contemporary Spanish fiction across genres. The period covered begins with the Franco era (1939-75) and extends through the Transition (1975-82) to democratic Spain (1982 to the present). Existentialism, neorealism, metafiction and hybrid literature will be explored through representative novels, short stories and a play. Each work will be situated in its literary, historical, cultural and critical contexts. All course texts are on the MA Reading List in Contemporary Peninsular Literature. This course is an interactive seminar with an emphasis on building individual critical skills
Prerequisite(s): Open to MA students only.