SPANISH 206

Spanish Myths and Global Icons


Description

Explores cultural representations of universal Spanish motifs in literature and the arts. Examines classical cultural myths associated with Spain (such as Don Quixote, Don Juan and Carmen), and global icons which have defined modernity, from Picasso, Dalí, and García Lorca to Buñuel and Almodóvar.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for SPANISH 206.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Professor Christine Arkinstall

Reading/Texts

Icon of the Mater Dolorosa

Dolores Ibárruri ("La Pasionaria"): selected speeches.

Miguel Hernández: selected poetry.

Ángela Figuera: selected poetry.

 

Myth of the “Two Spains”

Ramón J. Sender: Réquiem por un campesino español (1953).

Antonio Buero Vallejo: El sueño de la razón (1970).

Alberto Méndez: Los girasoles ciegos (2004).

Points

SPANISH 206: 15 points

Prerequisites

15 points from SPANISH 105, 108, 200, 201, 277, 278, 319, 321, 377, 378

Restrictions

SPANISH 306