Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

427 - Degree in Spanish

28041 - South American Literature I

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
28041 - South American Literature I
Faculty / School:
103 - Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
427 - Degree in Spanish
580 - Degree in Spanish: 2
427 - Degree in Spanish: 4
427 - First semester
580 - Second semester
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

See "Learning activities " and "Syllabus".

More information will be provided on the first day of class.

5.2. Learning tasks

  • Theoretical lectures.
  • Practical lectures.
  • Individual work.
  • Personal study.
  • Assessment activities.


5.3. Syllabus

Syllabus (or programme)


1) The discovery of the New World and the configuration of a literature


2) Historiography of the East Indies: from Columbus' corpus to texts from the 18th century


3) Poetry and theatre in colonial America. Alonso de Ercilla. Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz. Juan Ruiz de Alarcón.


4) Emancipation literature and romanticism: Gaucho poetry and narrative types during the 19th century.


5) Modernism and the works of Rubén Darío.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

See the academic calendar of the University of Zaragoza ( and the website of the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (Schedule of classes:; Examination schedule:

More information will be provided on the first day of class.