SPAN 6740 Women Writers of Latin America

A literary analysis of prose, poetry, and theatre by Latin American women tracing the development of intellectual thought in various Latin American societies. Cinematic works included. Special attention to the evolution of gender roles in conjunction with the development of a race, class, and ethnic consciousness as reflected in the literature of women. Authors include: Sor Juana, Gmez de Avellaneda, Matto de Turner, Storni, Agustini, Parra, Castellanos, Ferr, Allende, Eltit, Poniatowska.