National University




LIT420 U.S. Latino Literature

Course Description

Examination of important representative works by U.S. Latino writers and theoretical approaches relevant to studying that literature. Emphases may vary in different sections.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the work of important representative U.S. Latino writers.
  • Discuss the development of U.S. Latino literature in relation to developments in American history, culture, and literature.
  • Compare and contrast the diversity of themes and textual strategies of different works by these writers.
  • Apply relevant theoretical and critical approaches to the analysis of works studied in the course.
  • Construct clear and well-made analytical arguments about these works in writing and discussion.