THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT IN BUENOS AIRES

The aim of this course is to get an approach to Argentine Literature by discussing the literary response to complex cultural and historical issues such as nation and identity formation, avant-garde, nationalism and cosmopolitism, populism and authoritarianism. Special attention will be placed to help students focus on the larger framework of European and Latin American cultural trends in other to gain a deeper understanding of the Argentine literary system. Major and less canonical authors will be studied, i.e Sarmiento, Hernández, Borges, Arlt, Cortázar, Viñas, Walsh and Piglia, among others. (1unit)

Required text: Selected materials and critical bibliography will be provided in electronic form.

Schedule
1:20pm-2:20pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (Jul 1, 2015 to Aug 12, 2015)
Location
Argentina
Instructors