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SPAN 321 Literature of The Golden Age

3 s.h.

Study of representative literary works and ideological currents of 16th- and 17th-century Spain, a time of imperial strength followed by incipient political decline, of Spanish Humanism, and of Renaissance and Baroque aesthetics. Major emphasis will vary among likely topics such as: the rise of a national theater in the works of Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, and Calderon de la Barca; the genesis and development of the picaresque novel; the principal forms and themes of the poetry of Garcilaso, fray Luis de Leon, San Juan de la Cruz, Francisco de Quevedo and Luis de Gongora; the Novelas ejemplares of Cervantes; the Novelas amorasas y ejemplares of Maria de Zayas. Course will be conducted in Spanish and among other work, students will be required to write a 10-12pp research paper in Spanish. Offered irregularly. (LA)

Prerequisite: "C+" or better in SPAN 208.

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