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Fall 2012-2013
SPA 548 / MOD 548   na, npdf

Seminar in Modern Spanish-American Literature - Avant Garde, Media and Modernity

Rubén Gallo

This course will explore various Latin American Avant-Garde movements in a comparative context: Mexican Estridentismo, Brazilian modernismo, Chilean creacionismo. We will examine these movements in the context of other international avant gardes, from Italian Futurism to Russian constructivism; discussions will be framed by various theories of the avant-garde, from Bürger to Perloff.

Sample reading list:
various, Manifesto of Estridentismo
Vicente Huidobro, Altazor
Peter Burger, Theory of the Avant-Garde
Marinetti, Manifesto of Futurism
Trotsky, Literature and Revolution
See instructor for complete list

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22196 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W   East Pyne Building   339   Enrolled:11 Limit:20