Mass Culture and Political Repression in Spain and Latin America

SPANISH 716

Exploration of a significant body of Spanish and Latin American fiction produced under repressive political regimes, whose characters engage intensely with popular culture as a way to cope with persecution, silencing, and severe limitations on their conduct. Key mass culture theories will be put in dialogue with the fictional texts. Authors may include Cervantes, Marsé, Martín Gaite, Martín Patino, Borges, Puig.
Typically Offered
Occasionally