SPAN 3665 The ?New Historical Novel? in Argentina and Uruguay

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SPAN 72.50.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Analysis of changes in the historical novel in Argentina and Uruguay, particularly in the last three decades; connecting these novels and the contemporary concerns. Examination of the questioning of official texts and creation of apocryphal alternative histories. Consideration of how these novels assimilate innovations in narrative technique originally introduced by Latin American novelists of the 1960īs.

Prerequisite: Spanish *2010 [4] or permission of the chairperson.


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