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Unformatted text preview: SPAN 2170: Early Hispanic Modernities: Readings in Medieval and Early Modern Iberian and Spanish-American Literatures Henry Berlin (firstname.lastname@example.org) Fall 2008 MWF 10:10-11:00, STL 441 Office hours (ML 321): M 9:00-10:00, W 11:15-12:15 (or by appointment) Course description This introductory course explores recurrent themes and problems in the study of Hispanic literatures through the consideration of major texts of the Hispanic tradition from the eleventh through the seventeenth centuries. Discussion of materials in the classroom will provide the grounds for an understanding of more general questions, such as the relationship between literature, history, and myth; the opposition high/popular culture (questions of orality, tradition, transmission); genre configuration (sources, techniques, motifs); and questions of representation. The course will be conducted in Spanish. Calendario de lecturas (SUBJECT TO CHANGE) Semana 1 Agosto 29 Introduccin al curso Semana 2 Septiembre 1 Cantar de Mio Cid (http://www.laits.utexas.edu/cid/), vv. 1-80 Septiembre 3 CMC , vv. 81-225 (exilio) Septiembre 5 CMC , vv. 1639-1792 (conquistas desde Valencia) Entregar: reaccin 1 Semana 3 Septiembre 8 CMC , vv. 2278-2310 y 3693-3735 (miedo de los infantes, final), vv....
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course SPAN 2170 taught by Professor Spofford,m during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '07