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MFA Course Descriptions

IMF 53715
Selected Emphases in Fiction VIII:
Latin American Literature I

Instructor: Kendra Hayden

Class Type: Literature

Course Description: Latin American Literature I is designed to give students a chance to explore and learn writing from a wide scope of complex and challenging readings/translations written by three male authors from Latin America. This course will challenge students to think about Latin American fiction from a writer’s perspective. Students will study the vast and diverse writing methods that writers have been using in Latin America for the past fifty years. Students will get the opportunity to examine literary and historical novel writing and discuss each writers’ writing style and writing technique.

Textbooks: 

The Savage Detectives
Roberto Bolaño
ISBN: 9780312427481

The President
Miguel Angel Asturias
ISBN: 9780881339512

The Feast of the Goat
Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 9780312420277

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301