SPA480.83 Latin American Cinema and Literature

Taught in Spanish. The course is aimed at analyzing the relationship between cinema and literature in the Latin American context. Key objectives include incorporating both literary knowledge and theory of cinema, analyzing how literature is integrated with film and how narrative works of Chile and Latin American are transformed into visual images, and studying literary processes used in cinema. The course will focus on narratological analysis and theory of literary genres, film theory and theory of film genres, and recurring themes and figures in Latin American film and narrative. Students will reflect on the concepts of adaptation/transposition and intertextuality/intermediality. Class taught at Pontificia Universidad Católica and may not be available every semester. (ESO251D)

Department: Spanish

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3