Modern Spanish Literature and Civilization|
Fall 2006 not offered
Close study of representative works of Spanish literature from the 18th and 19th centuries, with special focus on the historical context and on the relationship between literature and the visual arts.
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(HISP)(RMST)
Part I, From the Enlightenment to Romanticism: Francisco de Goya (paintings), Jose de Espronceda, Mariano Jose de Larra, Gustavo Adolfo Becquer, Rosalia de Castro
Part II, 19th Century Realism and Naturalism: Emilia Pardo Bazan, Leopoldo Alas 'Clarin', Benito Perez Galdos
Part III, The Generations of 98 and 27: Miguel de Unamuno, Antonio Machado, Ramon Maria del Valle Inclan, Federico Garcia Lorca, Rafael Alberti, Luis Cernuda
Part IV, The Post-War Era: Carmen Martin Gaite, Blas de Otero, Gabriel Celaya, Jaime Gil de Biedman, Jose Angel Valente
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Primary assignments include 3-page essays and a final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Required of majors but non-majors are welcome. Readings, class discussion, and written work in Spanish only. This course is intended for students who have completed SPAN 221 with a grade of B- or better or have placed into SPAN 223 through the placement test this fall. Students enrolled in SPAN223 meet 3 hours weekly with the professor and 1 hour per week in a (small) discussion group with the course assistant. Students interested in SPAN223 are advised to visit the course website at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/~agonzalez/span223/span223.htm
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