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SPAN 6665 Meditations on Madness (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will take an interdisciplinary and transatlantic approach to explore the relationship between madness and other major motifs such as love, creativity, reason, the uncanny, and the feminine. Through the exploration of various manifestations of madness in literature and the visual arts, we will trace the role it has played in Spanish and Spanish-American culture. We will discuss texts ranging from the Spanish Golden Age to contemporary Latin America.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Silvia Goldman

Prerequisites: Contextos, concurrent enrollment in Contextos, or permission of instructor

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Comments: Conducted in Spanish


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13