SPAN 6720 19th-Century Spanish American Literature

This course satisfies the pre-twentieth-century requirement. A study of the literature of the emerging nations in Spanish America, with special attention to new genres such as the anti-slavery novel, gauchesque poetry, and the indigenist novel. Authors include Bolvar, Bello, Gmez de Avellaneda, Manzano, Sarmiento, Hernndez, Isaacs, Galvn, and Matto de Turner.