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SPAN120A PO - Medieval & Early Modern Literature: Licentious Laments to Life is a Dream

When Offered: Last offered fall 2016.
Instructor(s): J. Cartagena-Calderón
Credit: 1

A survey of Spanish Peninsular literature from its medieval beginnings until the Golden Age at the end of the seventeenth century. Poetry, theater, and short narratives by major Spanish authors of the period, including female writers, will be studied. Readings organized within a historical and cultural framework. Questions of national identity, imperialism, power, ethnicity, class, sexuality and gender will figure prominently. Particular attention will be paid to the representation of conflicts between Christianity and Islam and the construction and depiction of otherness (women, Jews, Muslims, sexual minorities, etc.) by the dominant male Christian Castilian culture. Visual materials of socio-historical or cultural value will be used as extra-textual aids. Prerequisite: SPAN 101 PO .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 1; Language Requirement; Writing Intensive



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