Special Topics in Brazilian Literature

Special Topics in Brazilian Literature
Specific topics in Portuguese (Brazilian) literature. Course content will vary each semester to offer optimum exposure to all areas of Brazilian literature.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPORT 451
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining PORT 459R
Course Outcomes

Literary Analysis

Understand and properly apply the tools of literary analysis, as well as critical and philosophical concepts which may apply to Brazilian literary texts.

Aesthetic Constructs, Genres, and Context

Recognize aesthetic constructs, genre differences and similarities, ideological trends, and historical contexts.

Literary Study Skills

Develop the habits and skills for Brazilian literary study that inspire continued learning.


Write essays in Portuguese, including one final research paper, that demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the use of language and literary criticism.