Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

SPAN 354   Latin American Literature: Illusion, Fantasy, Magical Realism
RestrictionsStudents who complete a 400-level course may not register for this course.
Pre-Requisites At least four years of high school Spanish or SPAN 202
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

Through a survey of Latin American literature from its origins through the 20th century, this course examines the many forms of alternative reality that Latin American writers have created and explored. The course relates those realities to the cultural and sociological history of Latin America as well as to larger Western literary modes, such as the Baroque, Romanticism, and Surrealism. Language Placement Guidelines