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2012-2013 Course Catalog

SPAN 212 Adolescent Literature in Spanish

3 hours

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A course designed to introduce students to contemporary literature written by Hispanic authors for the adolescent reader. Works selected will be representative of a variety of Spanish-speaking countries and will be targeted for readers between the ages of 10 and 18. Emphasis in the course will be on the social and cultural elements that affect the lives and beliefs of young people from Spanish-speaking countries, as reflected in contemporary literature. (Not open to native speakers of Spanish.)

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 201 Spanish Conversation and SPAN 202 Spanish Composition or permission of the department.