Latin American Fiction from the "Boom" to the Present

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Introduces students to recent developments in Latin American literature since the late 1950s to the present. Covers post-boom writers, testimonial literature, the rise of literature by women in the 1980s, movements such as McOndo, Crack, and narcoliterature. Works are discussed in the context of the changing cultural and socioeconomic landscape of Latin America in the last decades.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SPAN 483B, SPAN 480D.

Pre- or Co-requisites:

  • SPAN 350A; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Spanish offered by the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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