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SPAN 3030: Introducción a la literatura hispánica (Feracho): Course Objectives (SPAN 3030 - Feracho)

SPAN 3030 (Feracho) - Objectives

This guide is designed to help you identify key databases for research about the literary genres that have special significance for Hispanic culture.

At the end of the library session, students will be able to:

  • Identify appropriate databases and other sources of reliable information to complete the course assignments.

SPAN 3030 (Feracho) - Goals

Class presentations:

As part of your formal presentation you should consult 1 outside source:

  • a secondary source to supplement your analysis of the text.  The secondary source can be:

    • a peer reviewed critical analysis of the text  (ie. journal article, book chapter)

    • a text related to the historical or literary  context of the text or related to an important theme in the text (ie. journal article, book chapter)


Final paper (1330-1670 words = 4-5 pages) on literary criticism of narrative or drama:

Choose one of the following genres or texts:

  • Short story - "El regalo"
  • Drama - El Delantal Blanco
  • Essay - "Nuestra América" or Calibán

DUE November 1: 2 page (12 point, double spaced) proposal for final paper.


  • Thesis statement;
  • Text to be analyzed;
  • At least 4 secondary sources with brief comment on their importance to the project -
  • 1 source must be in Spanish;
  • At least 2 sources must be peer reviewed;
  • 1 source must have been published within the last 5 years;
  • 1 source must be from a printed publication (book or journal).

November 11: Optional, but recommended - hand in first draft of final paper for review.

Final paper - DUE in ELC by 5:00 pm November 30.

SPAN 3030 (Feracho) - Style Guides

There are various syles for creating bibliographies and citing authors in your research papers. Basic information about some of the more popular styles can be seen from the Libraries' homepage. Click "Services" tab on the top of the UGA Libraries Webpage, then look for "Citation Style Guides" under the "Research & Teaching" column on the left, including the MLA Handbook.

Copies of the 2016 edition of the MLA Handbook are available at the Main, Science and Miller Learning Center Reference areas. There are also copies on the third floor of the Main Library (PN203 .G53 2016).

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