Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

An ABC for Enjoying Argentine Literature

Universidad Nacional de Córdoba

The course dealt with a selection of readings that reflect traditions and imaginaries of the Argentine culture through their characters and settings. During this course, we rediscovered the city of Córdoba and the countryside, the plains of the gauchos and the river banks, and Buenos Aires. Through Argentine literature, learners were able to experience and enjoy central aspects of Argentina's culture, history and geography.

3 weeks, 3 hours per week

Laura Fandiño

Professor of Literature

Universidad Nacional de Córdoba

overall score


Learning outcomes

  • Explore the works of Andruetto, Borges and Cortázar.
  • Develop the ability to identify key elements in each of the author’s works.
  • Identify different fictional depictions of settings and characters that are representative of Argentine culture and literature.
  • Compare productions by Andruetto, Borges and Cortázar.


  • The importance of setting and characters in literature. Cultural imaginaries.
  • María Teresa Andruetto’s works: her depiction of Córdoba, its people and culture.
  • Jorge Luis Borges’s works: from the Pampean plains to the suburbs in Buenos Aires.
  • Julio Cortázar’s work: from Paris to Buenos Aires.

Issued on 8th July 2019

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Free online course:

An ABC for Enjoying Argentine Literature

Universidad Nacional de Córdoba