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SPAN 350 - The Cuban Story


FDR: HL
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: SPAN 215 or 275, and SPAN 240. A multigenre examination of 20th-century Cuba as its own “story.” Beginning with the first European account of Columbus, to insights from slaves, to finally more recent writers who question its future, the course presents the development of Cuban society as its own narrative. Major readings by Manzano, Barnet, Marti, Carpentier, Castro, Guevara, Garcia, and Hernandez Diaz, among others. Shorter anthologized works by Guillen, Lezama Lima, Valdes, Novas Calvo, Cabrera Infante, and Sarduy, among others. Films by Guitiérrez Alea, Vega, Solas, and Tabio, among others. Barnett.





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