The Literature of the Dirty Wars

Hispanic Studies 436

Usual Description

How do you write when your world has fallen apart? Dictatorships swept the Southern Cone in the 1970’s , permanently changing Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Topics include: prison and post-prison writings; the literature by and about Argentina’s Madres de la Plaza de Mayo; writing from exile; fiction and theater under dictatorship; and post-dictatorship attempts to come to grips with this era by filmmakers, popular theater, and novelists., including the children of the ‘60’s generation, some of them now authors and filmakers themselves.  Taught in Spanish.

Areas of Interest
Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
Argentina Chile Uruguay
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Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Hispanic Studies 436 Taught by Patrick O'Connor
Hispanic Studies 436 Taught by Patrick O'Connor