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Pablo  Brescia

Pablo Brescia

Pablo Brescia


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Pablo Brescia is a Professor of Latin American Literature at the University of South Florida, where he teaches courses on 20th and 21st century Latin American literature and culture, the Latin American short story, fantastic and science fiction literature, the Boom in Latin American literature, and cinema and literature in the Hispanic world, among others. He is the Graduate Coordinator for the Spanish Master of Arts program. He obtained his B.A. in philosophy and literature and his Ph.D. in Hispanic languages and literatures from the University of California, Santa Barbara (2000). He is the author of Modelos y prácticas en el cuento hispanoamericano: Arreola, Borges, Cortázar (2011) and a contributor to and coeditor of El ojo en el caleidoscopio: las colecciones de textos integrados en la literatura latinoamericana (2006), Borges múltiple: cuentos y ensayos de cuentistas (1999), Sor Juana y Vieira, trescientos años después (1998) and El cuento mexicano (1996). He has published more than sixty articles, essays, book and film reviews, interviews and translations in books and journals from Argentina, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Puerto Rico, Spain, the United States and Uruguay. His areas of teaching and research are history and theory of Latin American short fiction; genre studies (fantastic and science-fiction/detective fiction) and 20th and 21st centuries Mexican and Southern Cone literatures and cultural histories, among others.  He is the recipient of the 2010 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award  awarded by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts.

Sample Undergraduate syllabus (Survey of Spanish American Literature II)
Sample Graduate syllabus (Latin American Short Story)
Sample scholarly articles: (Fantastic Literature; Borges futurólogo)

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Literary Publications and Sites in the Internet

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
23347SPW 5934903Latin American Short Story
BSN 1400
24400SPW 6971003Thesis: Master's
TBA 100
19392LAS 6971007Theses Lat Amer/Caribbean