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Creative Writing Workshop in Spanish
Sample reading list:
Julio Cotázar, "Casa tomada"
Jorge Luis Borges, "Funes, el memorioso"
Gabriel García Márquez, "Un señor muy viejo con unas alas muy grandes"
Juan Rulfo, "No oyes ladrar los perros?"
Nicanor Parra, "Advertencia al lector"
José Lezama Lima, "Rapsodia para el mulo"
Students will write a weekly one-page exercise in different formats, focusing on their main task: a short story which they will work on throughout the semester. The workshop sessions will comprise in-class exercises, discussions about the assigned readings, never more than 25 pages and peer readings. Every student will have to introduce the work of a classmate. Every student will write and submit a short story, revised both in class and by the instructor, in lieu of a final exam.
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 20%
Paper in lieu of Final - 20%
Papers - 30%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Completion of a 200-level Spanish course is recommended. The course will be taught in Spanish.
Álvaro Enrigue (Mexico, 1969) is the award winning author of four novels and two books of short stories. He has been Literary Editor at Letras Libres magazine and Fondo de Cultura Económica, the reference publishing house for the Spanish language.
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