Modern Spanish Prose: With a Selection of Poetry (7th Edition)

 
9780132226776: Modern Spanish Prose: With a Selection of Poetry (7th Edition)

 

For use in upper-level courses in Spanish Conversation and Composition, Spanish Conversation, and Intermediate Spanish.

 This collection of prose works and poetry by famous Hispanic authors features intellectually mature and appealing selections whose brevity and simplicity of style do not require adaptation, simplification, or abridgment. The text is designed to be used after the acquisition of basic grammar and vocabulary; these readings enhance language learning at any level.

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The seventh edition of Modern Spanish Prose offers a polished collection of engaging stories written by Spanish and Latin American authors. The selection is meant to provide third and fourth semester students with intellectually mature pieces of varied genres that require no simplification, adaptation, or abridgement. The comprehensible style, universal themes, and selection of authors contribute to the success of this popular anthology.

 

Gustave W. Andrian is professor emeritus and former department chair at Trinity College. He has taught courses at the beginning, intermediate, and post-intermediate levels, including Twentieth Century Spanish Literature and Stylistics.

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Professor Gustave W. Andrian graduated from Trinity College with a B.A. in Modern Languages and began his studies for the doctorate in Romance Languages at Johns Hopkins University. While there, he had the great fortune to study with one of the great Spanish poets of the twentieth century, Pedro Salinas. After a hiatus of two-plus years, during which he taught in the Army Specialized Training Program in World War II, and also for a year at the University of Maryland, Andrian returned to Johns Hopkins, and received his doctorate shortly after the war ended.

 

Dr. Andrian accepted a position at Trinity College and spent the rest of his career there. Finding only elementary classes in Spanish, he gradually built a program of studies over the years that led to a major in Spanish. Besides a full teaching load, he established an exchange program with the University of Puerto Rico, an M.A. program in Spanish, and helped to found a study-abroad program in Córdoba, Spain. His own field of concentration while teaching was twentieth century Spanish literature.

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