Reading Elena Poniatowska’s "Leonora" In An Undergraduate Seminar
Description of an Honors literature seminar focused on a selection of texts by prominent Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska, including critical strategies involved in preparation, work required by students, and Poniatowska’s creative strategies in depicting rebellious women and other socially marginalized figures. A special focus on the biographical novel Leonora (2011) illustrates the pedagogical possibilities of this novel, and students’ analytical responses to the reading.
Elena Poniatowska, Honors seminars, Mexican literature, Mexican art, Leonora Carrington, Contextual mapping, novelistic montage
Aurora Camacho De Schmidt.
"Reading Elena Poniatowska’s "Leonora" In An Undergraduate Seminar".