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SPAN 9940 Dramatic Syntax in Early Modern Spanish Theater (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This seminar considers the ontological syntax of seventeenth-century comedia,studying in particular the dynamic of subject versus object on the imperial stage. What constitutes an objectifying plot? Who can constitute a legitimate theatrical subject, and under what conditions, during the age of slavery, mysticism, and magic? Dramatic works by men and women, religious and secular, are studied.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Rhodes

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Conducted in Spanish

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17