SJ2B008 Literature of New Spain and Mexico. Selected Chapters

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021

The course is not taught in Spring 2021

Extent and Intensity
1/1/4. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Eva Lukavská, CSc. (lecturer), Mgr. Daniel Vázquez Tourino, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Eva Lukavská, CSc.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to: understand and explain the basic history of mexican literature and analyse and comment the representative texts written from the 16th to the 20the centuries;
Learning outcomes
The knowledge of de most important periods of mexican literature from the 16th to 20th century vill allow a better understanding of the modern and post-modern mexican literature.
  • 1. Chroniclers of the 16th century (Bernardino de Sahagún) 2. Baroque poet (Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Carlos Siguenza y Góngora, Matís de Bocanegra); 3. Period of Independence (Servando Teresa de Mier, Fernández de Lizardi); 4. Mexican romanticism (Salvador García Bahamonte, Manuel Altamirano, Justo Sierra o´Reilly, Vicente Riva Palacio, Manuel Payno, José María Roa Bárcena); 5. Mexican realism and naturalism (Emilio Rebasa, Federico Gamboa, Justo Sierra); 6. Mexican modernism (Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera, Amado Nervo); 7. Mexican Revolution (Mariano Azuela), El Ateneo (Alfonso Reyes); 8. The New narrativ prose and the "boom" of the Latin American Novel (Agustín Yánez, Juan Rulfo, Carlos Fuentes); 9. Mexican essay (Octavio Paz. Carlos Monsiváis); 10. Mexican New Wave (José Agustín, Gustavo Sainz);
    recommended literature
  • Martínez, José Luis, La literatura mexicana del siglo XX. México, CONALCUTA,1995.
  • Carballo. Emanuel, Estudios sobre la novela mexicana, México, UNAM - Universidad de Colima, 1988.
  • Fuentes, Carlos, La nueva novela hispanoamericana, México, 1969.
  • John S. Brushwood, La novela mexicana (1967-1982). Colección enlace Grijalbo. México-Barcelona-Buenos Aires. México, D. F. 1984.
    not specified
  • Brushwood, John S., Ensayo literario mexicano. México, UNAM - Universidad Veracruzana, Edit. Aldus, 2001.
  • Leonard, Irving A., La época barroca en el México colonial. México, FCE, 1986.
  • Bruswood, John S., México en su novela. México, FCE, 1973.
  • Jiménez Rueda, Julio, Letras mexicanas del siglo XIX. México, FCE, 1943.
Teaching methods
seminar, class discussion, reading
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.

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