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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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ESPFP6 History of the Literature of Latin America 3 ECTS

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to the history of the literature in Latin America. To broaden students' vocabularies.


The course covers the most important trends of the literature in Latin America.

Modes of study

Lectures and literary reviews on approved topics. The course can be replaced by taking a book exam on Bellini's Historia de la literatura hispanoamericana (69-76, 140-146, 182-189, 217-260, 365-377, 493-538) and by writing an essay about a book. Students can choose their book for example from these: José Martí: Nuestra América; Mario Vargas Llosa: Los jefes. Los cachorros; G. García Márquez: El coronel no tiene quien le escriba; Pablo Neruda: Alturas de Machu Pichu (Canto general), or in accordance with the teacher's instructions.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Evaluation by essay and exam.

Study materials

Bellini, G, Historia de la literatura hispanoamericana. Pages used in the book exam: 69-76, 140-146, 182-189, 217-260, 365-377, 493-538.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
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School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies