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Fall 2017-2018
SPA 534   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Seminar in Medieval Spanish Literature - Foundational Fictions

Marina S. Brownlee

This course explores the originary discourses and cultural parameters of Iberian literary expression in Medieval and Early Modern texts. Works to be considered include the Cid, the Libro de Buen Amor, Celestina and Don Quijote, as well as the poetry of Garcilaso and Quevedo. Special attention is given to questions of generic innovation, self-representation, mimesis, realism, and social contexts.

Sample reading list:
Anon., Cantar de mio Cid
Ruiz, Libro de Buen Amor
Juan Manuel, El conde Lucanor
Rojas, La Celestina
Cervantes, Don Quijote
Poetry, Garcilaso and Quevedo
See instructor for complete list

Paper in lieu of Final - 60%
Oral Presentation(s) - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20866 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm Th   East Pyne Building   339   Enrolled:6 Limit:12