Contemporary Portuguese Literature

HISP-P467 - Prof. Vieira — spring 2020

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Estela Vieira
BH 139
Days and Times
TR 4:00P-5:15P
Course Description

This course introduces students to the major writers and literary periods of twentieth and twenty-first century Portuguese literature from 1915 to the present. We begin with Fernando Pessoa and modernism, move on to subsequent generations, Presença, neo-realism, existentialism, surrealism, and focus the second half of the course on post-modernist and contemporary work. Students become acquainted with different genres, including poetry, short story, novella, novel, and drama. While learning how to analyze and interpret diverse literary styles, students learn about a period in Portugal’s history of incredible cultural, social, and political change.

This course carries CASE AH Breath of Inquiry credit.

HISP-P 467     #29839      4:00P-5:15P       TR      BH 139   Prof. Estela Vieira

Note: Above class meets with HISP-P 498 and HISP-P 567.



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