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SPAN 6659 The Hero's Other Half: Bad Guys and Girls in Early Modern Spain (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Based on the idea that heroes depend on anti-heroes to exist, this course examines Early Modern Spanish heroic figures in light of social misfits and minorities, such as women, fools, and sinners. The changing nature of the heroic figure across the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries is considered.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Rhodes

Prerequisites: Contextos or permission of instructor.

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish. Fulfills Peninsular pre-1800 major requirement. Students who have taken SPAN6601 Texts of Reflection may not take this class.


Last Updated: 17-Jan-17