SPAN 721 - Pan-Hispanic Balladry: from El Cid to Lorca and Beyond

Overview

Course Title

Pan-Hispanic Balladry: from El Cid to Lorca and Beyond

Description

The most enduring and versatile poetic form of the Hispanic World, Romancero (Balladry) is a prime field to study the interaction between popular and cultured poetry. This course will follow its history from medieval epic poetry to recent developments around the Mexican revolution, the Spanish civil war and narcotrafic. Special attention will be given to canonic authors inspired by this popular poetry: Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Góngora, Machado and García Lorca.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

030080

Course Schedule