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SPAN 6651 Exile in Medieval and 20th Century Spanish Literature (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

A narration of exile, the eleventh century Cantar de mo Cid, is a foundational work in the Spanish literary canon, and exile is a structuring principle in a vast corpus of significant Spanish texts from the Middle Ages to today. In this course students read several narratives either about exile or by exiled writers, and in the process study important intersections of history and literature, in a sense drawing a geographical and ideological map of the exilic text.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Christopher Wood

Prerequisites: With permission of the Instructor. Contextos, concurrent enrolment in Contextos, or permission of instructor.

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish.
Elective for Hispanic Studies major or minor.
Fulfills pre-1800 Peninsula requirement for major.
Fulfills post-1800 Peninsular requirement for major.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17