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SPAN 5320 - Independent Study

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SPAN 5321 - Theatre of the Golden Age

A study of the origin, formation and development of the Spanish comedia. Representative works of Lope de Vega, Calderon, Tirso de Molina, and Alarcon will be analyzed with special emphasis on individual characteristics.

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SPAN 5322 - History of the Spanish Language

The development of Castilian and its relation to its congeners in the Iberian Peninsula and Hispanic America.

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SPAN 5323 - Concepts of Literary Criticism

A practical approach to the theories and methods of literary criticism with particular reference to Hispanic literature.

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SPAN 5325 - Cervantes Studies

Don Quixote I and II and the critical corpus. The Novelas Ejemplares, Entremeses and other works.

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SPAN 5328 - Medieval Spanish Literature (1100-1350)

Major works in prose and poetry from 1100-1350 in medieval Iberia.

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SPAN 5329 - Medieval Spanish Literature (1350-1500)

Major works in prose and poetry written in Spain from 1350-1500.

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SPAN 5332 - Poetic Traditions in the Spanish Renaissance

Topics may include courtly poetry, influence of Italian humanism, theory of imitation, genre theory, the folkloric and Castilian traditions.

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SPAN 5333 - Spanish Poetry of the Golden Age

Poetry and prose in relation to the main poetic currents in Spain and in the Americas, 1580-1700.

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SPAN 5334 - Modern Spanish-American Poetry

Selected poets and movements in Spanish America from the late nineteenth century to the present.

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SPAN 5335 - The Theatre in Spanish America

The works of selected dramatists, with emphasis on the modern period.

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SPAN 5336 - Colonial Latin American Literature

Study of particular aspects of colonial literary production: religious and secular historiography; humanist thought in the colonies, poetry, and society; literature and the Baroque city; political and scientific thought.

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SPAN 5350 - The Essay in Spanish America

The Spanish-American essay as a literary genre and a vehicle of ideas. Reading in the works of the chief essayists of the Spanish-American nations.

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SPAN 5351 - The Novel in Spanish America

The development of the genre in Spanish America and selected readings in the works of its chief exponents.

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SPAN 5355 - The Nineteenth-Century Spanish Novel and Essay

A study of the essays of Larra and Ganivet, as well as the nineteenth-century novel. Special emphasis will be placed on the post-romantic novel.

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SPAN 5356 - Twentieth-Century Novel and Essay

Selected works either of authors from 1895 to 1936, or of authors from 1936 to the present.

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SPAN 5357 - Twentieth-Century Drama and Poetry

Selected works and authors from 1900 to the present.

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SPAN 5359 - Special Topics in Early Modern Spanish Literature

The novel, the short story, and other prose genres in the early modern period.

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SPAN 6339 - Seminar on Sixteenth or Seventeenth Century Studies

Open topics.

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SPAN 6402 - Studies in Spanish-American Literature

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SPAN 6403 - Studies in Spanish Literature

May be repeated for up to nine credits with a change of topic.

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SPAN 6404 - Special Topics in Nineteenth-Century Spanish-American Literature and Cultural Production

Nineteenth century Spanish-American cultural production from Independence to the end of the nineteenth century. Emphasis on the interaction of literature and social thought, on the relations between literature and other forms of art, or on the role of artistic and intellectual practices in shaping the new nations.

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SPAN 6405 - Special Topics in Twentieth-Century Spanish-American Literature and Cultural Production

Twentieth century Spanish-American cultural production. Emphasis on the interaction of artistic practices and social thought, or on the relations between literature, other forms of art, and social or political movements.

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SPAN 6407 - Special Topics in Modern Spanish Cultural Production

Spanish culture from the Enlightenment to the present. Emphasis on the interaction of art and social thought, on the relations between art and the media, or on the role of intellectual practices in shaping or challenging notions of gender, ethnic, and national identity.

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SPAN 6408 - Special Topics in Nineteenth Century Spanish Literature

Nineteenth century Spanish literature. Emphasis on the interaction of literature and social thought or the relations between literature and other forms of art.

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SPAN 6416 - Theoretical Debates and the Hispanic Tradition

Aspects of methodology, theory, and history relevant to the study of cultural production in Hispanic societies.

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