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SPAN 466 A: Chicano Literature: Fiction

Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
DEN 259
SLN: 
21755
Joint Sections: 
C LIT 321 B, CHSTU 466 A
Instructor:
Lauro Flores

Syllabus Description:

 

Overview of contemporary Chicano fiction focusing on 20th century canonical novels.  A general background regarding the socio-historical context of Chicano literature, as well as the development of the genre, will be presented at the beginning of the course.  Later, the discussions will focus on the specific features of each text. Authors studied include O. Z. Acosta, A. Castillo, S. Cisneros, D. Chávez, R. Hinojosa-Smith, A. Islas, T. Rivera, and J. A. Villarreal.

Catalog Description: 
Examines nineteenth- and early twentieth-century fiction, as well as contemporary works in attempts to trace the development of Chicano fiction in the proper historical trajectory. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 321. Instructors: Flores
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 18, 2021 - 8:58pm
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