Courses: Spanish American Colonial Writings (COMLH320B01)

Spring 2010

Representative writings from the textual legacy left by Spanish discovery, conquest, and colonization of the New World. Emphasis will be places on the transfiguration of historical and literary genres, and the role of Colonial literature in the formation of Latin-American identity. Readings include Columbus, Bernal Díaz, Gómara, Ercilla, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Cabeza de Vaca, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, and Sigüenza y Góngora.

Prerequisites: One 200-level Spanish course or consent.

Fulfills: HU III

Meeting Times

T 7:30pm-10:00pm