Spring 2013 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This course will deal with the rich and varied tradition of Spanish-language writing in the United States from the nineteenth century through the present. Readings will include Lorenzo de Zavala's 1834 account of his travels through the U.S., Jose Marti's writings from New York during the 1880s, the poetry of Julia de Burgos, the short stories of Tomas Rivera, and Rolando Hinojosa's 1973 novel, The Valley.
NOTE: All readings will be in English translation, and no knowledge of Spanish is required for this course.
Books will be available at Off-Campus Books and the UT Dallas Bookstore.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
4 short papers (20% each); class participation (20%)