CHSTU 466 A: Chicano Literature: Fiction

Winter 2023
Meeting:
TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm / WFS 201
SLN:
12594
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
C LIT 321 B , SPAN 466 A
Instructor:
Syllabus Description (from Canvas):

Overview of contemporary Chicano fiction focusing on 20th century canonical novels. A general background regarding the socio-historical context of Chicano literature, as well as the evolution of the genre will be presented at the beginning of the course. Afterward, the discussions will focus on the specific features of each text. Authors studied include O. Z. Acosta, A. Castillo, S. Cisneros, D. Chávez, R. Hinojosa-Smith, A. Islas, T. Rivera, and J. A. Villarreal.Mango Street.jpeg

Catalog Description:
Examines nineteenth- and early twentieth-century fiction, as well as contemporary works in attempts to trace the development of Chicano fiction in the proper historical trajectory. Taught in English.
GE Requirements Met:
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
July 11, 2024 - 3:19 am