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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: LLS                                     Course Number: 101                                    
Course Title: Poetry and Drama From Mid-Nineteenth Century to Date
Subject: Latin American and Latina/O Studies
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


The poetic and dramatic search for spiritual roots to overcome the Puerto Rican collective crisis, with emphasis from the mid-19th century to the 1930s; the psychological and moral impact of the socioeconomic process that led to the Puerto Rican migrations to the United States, as reflected in both literary genres. Puerto Rican poets and playwrights in the U.S. will be considered.

Prerequisite: An understanding of spoken SPA is required.
Start Date:    12/15/2009                         End Date: