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SPAN 9936 Seminar on Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz and the Baroque Literary Culture of New Spain (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

We will begin with a consideration of some important statements concerning the nature of the “barroco de Indias” and the relationship of criollo productions to Peninsular literary trends. The main focus will be close readings of a selection of both canonical and lesser-known lyrical, dramatic, and epistolary works in historical context, with an eye to grasping the aesthetic and ethical dimensions of her work.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Sarah Beckjord

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish
Open to undergraduates with permission of instructor


Last Updated: 25-Feb-14