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Women Writers of Latin America in the 20th Century

Course Description: 

Key figures in poetry, narrative fiction, theater, and testimonio, such as Mistral, Garro, Lispector, Poniatowska, Valenzuela, Eltit and MenchĂș. Close reading technique. Issues raised in literary texts that reflect the evolution of the condition of women in Latin America during the period. Topics include gender differences and relationships, tradition versus transgression, relationship between changes in the status of women and other egalitarian transformations, and women writers and the configuration of literary canons.

Subject: 
OSPSANTG
Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Santiago
Academic Year: 
2014-2015
General Education Requirement(s): 
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
Geography: 
Chile