HUM 159 Azorean Literature in Translation

This interdisciplinary course considers major authors of the Azores, the history of the Islands, and writings by American Consuls and their families. A central theme of these writings is the immigrant experience amid the Azorean diaspora. Authors studied include Onésimo Almeida, José Costa, Francisco Fagundes, Emanuel Félix, Frank Gaspar, Vitorino Nemésio, Eduardo B Pinto, and Katherine Vaz. Readings also include letters, diaries, and memoirs from American Consuls based on Fayal in the nineteenth century. Three hours of lecture per week. Fall, Spring

3 credits
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