Dept. of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is ranked nationally as one of the top ten graduate programs at public research universities. We are a world class group with more than 30 faculty members, over 50 graduate students, and over 350 undergraduate majors. We are diverse in terms of research area and approach (literary/cultural studies, linguistics, Latina/o Studies), as well as national origin and language (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Basque, Catalan, Quechua).
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(1993)La produccion poetica durante el siglo XVIII en Espana no se separa del resto de la tradicion literaria del pais por su caracter inquieto ni por su profundidad tematica sino por su espiritu y por su intencion: un espiritu ...
Cuando Las Mujeres Leen: Teorizando El Sujeto Y La Narrativa en La Novelistica Femenina Hispanoamericana De Los 80 (1993)Approximately twenty-seven major novels by women from Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay are read as a form of political critique in order to reassess and reconsider cultural production through the specific social ...
(1993)The late prose style of Jose Marti is studied here chiefly on account of his own theoretical conceptions of history, literature, and art. The thesis intends to rebut interpretative standards that have traditionally overlooked ...
The Effects of Attentional Focus, Presentation Mode, and Language Experience on Second Language Learners' Sentence Processing (1992)The present study sought to explore the effects of attentional focus, presentation mode, and level of language experience on second language (L2) learners' processing of Object-Verb-Subject sentences in Spanish. The ...
(1992)The purpose of this dissertation is to analyze the characters of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza with respect to prudence. Not much has been written on this subject by critics.