University of Toronto
Department of Spanish & Portuguese
PRT 458H1S The Luso-Brazilian Short Story
Spring 2014 – Jan 8-April 2
Instructor: Dr. Hudson Moura
Schedule: Wed 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Ability to read Portuguese. Class will be conducted in English.
The development of the Luso-Brazilian short story, from the oral tradition to its modern literary form, various short story theories and genres will be examined through a close reading and analysis of selected works and film adaptations from Machado de Assis, Eça de Queiroz, Graciliano Ramos, Mia Couto, João Guimarães Rosa, José Saramago, Clarice Lispector, Murilo Rubião, Adélia Prado and others.