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SP3122   Spanish American Literature 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 9.00 am - 10.30 am Wed

The aim of the module is to study a topic or genre in Spanish American literature. The module includes texts which are not particularly Latin American in their depiction of historical or cultural aspects of the continent, such as modernismo, River Plate cosmopolitanist literature or the novel of the Boom. The selection is likely to include three or four works by the following authors: Borges, Onetti, Cortßzar, Donoso, Sßbato, GarcÝa Mßrquez, Rosario Castellanos, Alfonsina Storni, Juana de Ibarbourou. Apart from general and historical introductions, the course proceeds on the basis of seminar papers by students.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SP2002 or pass SP2004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 1.5-hour seminar and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 28

Guided independent study hours: 122

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Prof G F San Roman
Module teaching staff: Prof G San Roman