This course provides an introduction to the diverse literatures of the Spanish-speaking world over the course of six centuries, from the Middle Ages to the turn of the twentieth century. Students will learn the tools, language, and critical vocabulary for advanced work reading the canon of Hispanic literatures from Spain, Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin, identifying aesthetic trends and historical periods such as the Renaissance, the Golden Age, the Romantic era, realism and modernism. The syllabus will include a wide variety of authors of different national, political, and artistic persuasions and an array of linguistic styles.
Limited to 15 students per section. This course may be counted toward the Spanish Major. The class will be conducted entirely in Spanish.
Requisite: SPAN-199 or consent of the instructor. A medium to high level knowledge of the Spanish language and reasonable proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish are required.
Fall semester: Professor Infante. Spring semester: Professor Brenneis.
If Overenrolled: Priority will be given to Spanish majors.