Garcia Lorca and His World|
Fall 2006 not offered
This course is a study of the Spanish avant-garde movement through the poetry and plays of one of Europe's most celebrated authors. Attention will be given to the popular culture to which Lorca gave artistic form and to the problem of surrealism in the visual arts (Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Luis Bunuel). Readings will include the poetry and plays of contemporary writers who, with Lorca, constitute the so-called generacion del 27.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(HISP)(RMST)(THEA)
(Tentative) Federico Garcia Lorca-Selected poems from CANCIONES, ROMANCERO GITANO and POETA EN NUEVA YORK.
Plays: MARIANA PINEDA; LA ZAPATERA PRODIGIOSA; EL PUBLICO; YERMA; BODAS DE SANGRE; LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA
Selected ballads from the "Romancero viejo", Middle Ages, Renaissance and 20th century.
Selected poetry by Luis de Gongora, Gerardo Diego, Rafael Alberti.
Ramon Maria del Valle Inclan, DIVINAS PALABRAS Rafael Alberti, EL ADEFESIO
Jose Martin Recuerda, LAS ARRECOGIAS DE SANTA MARIA EGIPCIACA
|Examination and Assignments: |
Written: three short papers and one term project. Oral: Three to four oral reports (depending on the size of the class). All readings, discussions and assignments are conducted exclusively in Spanish. From time to time, students will be expected to listen to tapes and see videos in the Language Resource Center.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
SPAN244 is intended for students who have completed SPAN223. Students who have not done so should consult with the professor before pre-registering. Only COL students may take the course Credit/Unsatisfactory, all other students must take the course for a letter grade.
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