The students must possess a general knowledge of the main 19th and 20th centuries Hispano-American literary and cultural manifestations and of the historical facts related to Latino-American reality.
The students must be able to make reasoned and founded references to the authors and works which will be object of analysis during the course.
The students must be able to understand and analyze the narrative texts in the original language, both from the stylistic/formal and the contents point of view.
The students must be able to understand and explain the links between the artistic path of the authors treated and the geographical, historical and social context and to gather bibliographical information about the topics of the course.
The students must be able to understand and explain the relationships among the texts belonging to the same author and among different authors and to propose original reading paths.