Modernismo: Philology, Journalism & Literature

A comprehensive study of the first autonomous Spanish American literary movement and its foundational role in modern Spanish American literature. Modernismo’s cosmopolitanism and its relation to the discourses of philology, journalism, and literature are examined through readings of modernista poetry, novels, short stories, essays, and crónicas. Authors to be discussed include Delmira Agustini, Rubén Darío, Manuel Díaz Rodríguez, Julián del Casal, Enrique Gómez Carrillo, Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera, Julio Herrera y Reissig, Enrique Larreta, Leopoldo Lugones, José Martí, José Enrique Rodó, José Asunción Silva, and José María Vargas Vila. (1 unit)

Required texts: José Martí, Lucía Jerez (Madrid: Cátedra, 1994) (ISBN: 978-8437612508); José Enrique Rodó, Ariel. Liberalismo y jacobinismo (Mexico: Porrúa, 1997, (ISBN-13: 9789700755410).

Schedule
9:00am-9:50am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Jul 2, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015)
Location
Adirondack House CLT
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