Hispanic America: One Hundred Years of Literature and Film

A photograph of a gigantic wall-size mural depicting various scenes representing Mexican history.

The mural, "El mundo de hoy y de mañana, 1929–1935" by Diego Rivera at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico. (Image courtesy of Joaquín Martínez on Flickr. CC BY.)


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Spring 2014



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This course explores artistic achievement in a culture that over the past century has engaged in constant and intense imaginative self-renewal. The class studies film, narrative (e.g., Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude), and poetry. Conducted in Spanish.

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Elizabeth Garrels. 21G.730 Hispanic America: One Hundred Years of Literature and Film. Spring 2014. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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