World Literature: Latin American Short Stories Camp
In this discussion-based literature camp, students will be introduced to the three famous 20th-century Latin American short stories and their authors. #academic
year old learners
US Grade Level
Beginner, Intermediate Level
learners per class
$12 per class
Meets 3x per week
Over 1 week
55 minutes per class
The world of great literature is extremely broad and full of wonderful authors that are mostly unknown to North American students. Many of these authors and their short stories are very available in English and very accessible to middle/high school learners. In this fun discussion-based summer camp we will discuss three Latin American short story writers. Julio Cortazar - "Night Face Up" https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1967/04/22/the-night-face-up Clarice Lispector - "The Fifth...
I am eager to have your learner join the students from 5-50 to whom I have taught English. Although my original BA is in Psychology, I have taught both ESL and English at three different Universities abroad. I love students and I love literature. I am eager to help North American students get a worldwide perspective on literature drawing from my own experiences as a reader and a traveler.
2 hours 45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
"Night Face Up" is magical realism verging on horror. It is of great interest to students. However, if you feel that your student is particularly sensitive to violent unhappy endings, please feel free to read ahead and contact me with any questions.