Courses: The Invention of Pablo Neruda: Poetics and Politics (SPANH273B01)

Spring 2009

This course deals with the principle works of Pablo Neruda's long career as a poet. Close readings of his major poems will be accompanied by an examination of the criticism and reception of Neruda's poetry at different stages of his trajectory. Special attention will be paid to the creation and elaboration of Neruda's image as a poet, cultural icon, and political figure in Chile and in the Spanish-speaking world.

Prerequisites: Span 102, placement, or consent.

Fulfills: HU III

Meeting Times

MW 2:30-4:00