Spanish 135W: Short Story in Spanish America

TuTh 11A-12:30P, 106 Dwinelle | Instructor: Tarica | CCN: 23295

Units: 3

Prerequisites: Span 25 and 102A – Course restricted to majors only

This writing-intensive course is for Spanish majors only. The theme of this section is the Spanish-American short story, focus on Mexico and Peru. We will look at works from various authors who pose acute philosophical, moral and political questions through the short story genre. As a writing-intensive course, this class will be geared towards helping students make significant progress in Spanish composition skills and in the overall ability to write clear, coherent, and intellectually forceful expository prose. Essays will be produced through a process of workshop and revision. A Course Reader will be available for purchase.