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Latin American Film and Literature - SPAN3621

Year - 2020

In this unit (taught in Spanish) students are exposed to a range of literary and filmic works from Latin America. The unit examines how these two modes of cultural production have interacted and reshaped one another. Literary narratives have changed formally, stylistically and thematically due to the influence of several genres of Mexican, Brazilian and Argentinean cinema, as well as those of Hollywood and European cinema. The unit provides grounding in literary and film theory and familiarises students with debates around industry, audience reception and reading codes.

1x2hr seminar/week

Seminar participation (10%), short written tasks (1500wds) (20%), 1xpresentation (equivalent to 1500wds) (20%), 1x3000wd final Essay (50%)


SPAN2602 or SPAN2612




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Spanish and Latin American Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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