This course analyzes the political messages and discussions within some of Latin America's most widely read works of fiction. The course also examines the broader political, economic, and social context in which these stories take place. The novels will be read in English translation.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science distribution requirement.
Fulfills cultural diversity requirement.
Satisfies a major requirement in Latin American Studies.
Satisfies a requirement in the Ethnic Studies and International Studies Interdisciplinary Minors.