2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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ENG 293 - Latin American Literature

Credits: 3
An introduction to a rich and complex tradition of literary production from Latin America (including the Caribbean) that dates back from the pre-Columbian period to the present. Course will be conducted in English.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze and synthesize a variety of sources, both primary and secondary, including poetry, chronicle letters, historiography, film, web sites, philosophical and theoretical essays of Latin American writers.
  2. Summarize the major themes and literary movements of Latin America.
  3. Classify work according to literary movements, such as Baroque, Romantic, Modernism, boom and post-boom.
  4. Explain the political, historical, and literary contexts that produce this body of literature.
  5. Describe the problems involved in translation.
  6. Discuss the complexity of a single area of world literature, as well as the relationship between themselves and the historic contexts and cultural traditions of that area.
  7. Conduct research using library and internet sources.
  8. Organize researched material into a paper, using MLA parenthetical documentation, and a list of works cited.

Prerequisite: ENG 100  or ENG 101  or ENG 101H  or ENG 110  or ENG 113  with a grade of C- or higher; or Department Chair or Instructor approval
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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