Courses: Evita and Her Sisters (SPANH352B01)
Cross-listed in Comparative Literature
The representation of female historical and mythical figures in Latin American writings. Women have been writing and written about since the beginning of times in Latin America. It is the intention of this course to explore how the female subject, with an historical and/or mythical presence, is portrayed, manipulated or rewritten by authors and other cultural agents of either gender. Other female subjects would include: Malinche, Virgen de Guadalupe, La Llorona, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Testimonial literature. Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, Frida Kahlo.
Prerequisite: A 200 level course or consent of the instructor.
Haverford, Hall 106