Forgot your password? Don't have a shopping account? Create one now. Organized by the four genres of prose, poetry, drama, and the essay, the text provides a rich and diverse array of reading selections.
Each section is accompanied by an introduction to the genre, and each reading includes a wealth of exercises that help students gain an understanding and appreciation of literature from the Spanish-speaking world. The number of explanatory notes , glosses, and parenthetical renditions of elusive Spanish terms has been incremented to render the book more user-friendly.
Coverage of all four genres of literature narrative, poetry, drama, and essay gives students a broad introduction to literature and gives instructors the flexibility to choose from a variety of literary selections. Each genre begins with a thorough introductory section about the genre and the readings, including both theory and the application of theory. The text teaches the technical vocabulary of the Hispanic literary critic to students who possess a relatively limited knowledge of Spanish. Readings are followed by Cuestionario comprehension-based questions , Identificaciones identification questions , and Temas topics for discussion and writing.
Useful appendices include excerpts from critical essays, examples of poetic verse classifications by syllables, and a glossary of literary terms. Carmelo Virgillo Ph. In addition to serving as coordinator of Portuguese and Hispanic literature, he directed Arizona State University's programs in Florence and Siena, Italy and He was also book review editor of the Latin American Digest.
He also authored and co-authored numerous articles and essays on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Spanish, Spanish-American, and Brazilian literature. The recipient of several nominations for excellence in teaching, he has been cited by the Italian Ministry of Education for his career-long development of and contributions to the promotion of Italian studies in the United States. He is currently researching a new book on Hispanic civilization. Edward H. Friedman Ph. His primary field of research is early modern Spanish literature, with special emphasis on picaresque narrative, the writings of Cervantes, and the Comedia.
He also has worked widely in contemporary narrative and drama. He is editor of the Bulletin of the Comediantes and has served as president of the Cervantes Society of America. What if you were to think as a writer, a musician, an actor, a storyteller, a caricaturist, a movie director, a designer, a cartoonist, a whisperer, a painter, an inventor, etc?
Theory will be used as a formal framework and a necessary shared background to trigger the diverse activity production. Classes will be conducted in English. And in the second semester, depending upon the group Spanish level and their personal preferences, we will consider the bilingual option. No formal training is required. Noany former related experience. Come on board, and try on a hat! Pobreza estructural y nueva pobreza.