CHSTU 465 A: Contemporary Chicano Literature

Meeting Time: 
TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: 
LOW 105
SLN: 
12846
Joint Sections: 
C LIT 321 D, SPAN 465 A
Instructor:
Lauro H. Flores

Syllabus Description:

CHSTU 465 A CONTEMPORARY CHICANA/O LIT. Offered jointly with COMPARATIVE LIT 321 D and SPAN 465 A

Course Description

Overview of Chicano literature focusing on 20th century works. After a general introduction to the socio-historical background in which the literary phenomena have unfolded, representative examples of the various genres making-up the general body of Chicana/o literature will be closely examined: theatre, poetry, and narrative (short story and novel).  Authors to be studied include Alurista, Cisneros, Herrera, Hinojosa-Smith, Chávez, Lucero, Montoya, Rivera, Salinas, Valdez.  

Additional Details:

Overview of Chicano literature focusing on 20th century works. After a general introduction to the socio-historical background in which the literary phenomena have unfolded, representative examples of the various genres making-up the general body of Chicana/o literature will be closely examined: theatre, poetry, and narrative (short story and novel).  Authors to be studied include Alurista, Cisneros, Herrera, Hinojosa-Smith, Chávez, Lucero, Montoya, Rivera, Salinas, Valdez.  

Catalog Description: 
Examines one or more problems, themes, and/or figures in the developing body of Chicano literature. Taught in English.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
June 21, 2021 - 11:21pm