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Mark Frisch, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Department of Modern Languages

Fisher Hall 203C
Phone: 412.396.6405

Education:

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, The University of Michigan, 1985
M.A., English and Comparative Literature, Purdue University, 1977
B.A., Humanities, University of Minnesota, 1972
Publications

"Borges, La historia oficial and Postmodern-Postcolonial Historical Discourse," AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese) Conference, San José, Costa Rica, July 2008.

"Postmodern/Postcolonial Historical Discourse: Borges and Usigli's El gesticulador." IV Congreso Transatlántico, Brown University, Providence, RI, April 2008.

You Might Be Able to Get There From Here: Reconsidering Borges and the Postmodern. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2004.


Courses

Latin-American Literature:

  • Trends in Latin-American Literature
  • Garcia Marquez in Film and Literature
  • Latin-American Short Fiction

World Literature:

  • New Voices, Questions, Realities
  • Perspectives on the Holocaust
  • Modernism and the Postmodern Turn
  • U.S. and Latin-American Literature

Spanish Language:

  • Spanish 101, 102, 201 and 202