Description
U.S. Latino Literature
This course explores U.S. Latino texts, including poetry, fiction, drama, and autobiography by Mexican-American, Puerto-Rican American, Cuban-American and Dominican-American writers. Writers from other Latino groups may also be included. Class discussion examines the rich and varied literary traditions of Latino communities in the United States. Students analyze issues of theme, genre, language, cultural identity and social and political experiences, as reflected in the texts chosen for the course. Classes are conducted in English. All required texts were originally written in English or are offered in English translation.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
3
Course Attributes
This course satisfies LAT Req
Ethnic Studies
Humanities/Fine Arts
Literature
Offering
Course
ENGLISH 20801222
Academic Group
College Parallel
Academic Organization
School of Arts & Sciences
Enrollment Requirements
English 1 #20801201 or Introduction to Literature #20801204. Coursework requires a grade of C or better to satisfy requirement.