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The Literary Works of Mario Vargas Llosa in their Artistic, Intellectual and Political Contexts
This course will examine the literary trajectory of Mario Vargas Llosa, giving pride of place to eight novels and two plays that speak to his native Peru. We will also read several of his major essays. The course will explore the works of art, political experiences and intellectual currents that inform Vargas Llosa's creative process, and we will count with the author's presence during five or six of twelve sessions.
Sample reading list:
Mario Vargas Llosa, La ciudad y los perros
Mario Vargas Llosa, Conversación en La Catedral
Mario Vargas Llosa, La tía julia y el escribidor
Mario Vargas Llosa, Historia de Mayta
Mario Vargas Llosa, Travesuras de la niña mala
Efrain Kristal and John King, The Cambridge Companion to Mario Vargas Llosa
Reading: students will be expected to read 160 pages per week. Writing: bi-weekly response paper (100 words); two short papers (5 pages each); oral presentation (15 minutes).
Paper in lieu of Final - 20%
Papers - 40%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Term Paper(s) - 30%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Course will be taught in Spanish..
Mario Vargas Llosa will co-instruct with Efrain Kristal for this course..
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