Middlebury

SPAN 6662

Quijote De La Mancha

Don Quijote de la Mancha
Don Quixote is one of the most famous and widely read books in the whole world; therefore, its capacity to generate critical literature seems to have no limits. Both the reading and the writing have undergone a revision that will inevitably transform the idea of literature and of the represented fiction. During the course we will focus on questions that belong to the critical canon, questions that will be discussed in the light of recent studies: The consideration that Don Quixote is the first modern novel; the fundamental idea that it breaks the inherited literary rules; its belonging to the category of playful and burlesque literature (the carnival, the parody of the classic paradigms, the ironic critique of the ideological structure, the mockery of its contemporary ones ...), etc... (1 unit)
Required texts: El Quijote (Vol. I & II) $14.96 each volume ISBN 978-84-376-2214-9 (vol. I) and 978-84-376-2215-6 (vol. II)
Editorial Plaza Mayor Patricia GutiƩrrez ventas@editorialplazamayor.com Tel. 787-764-0455
Subject:
Spanish
Department:
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature
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Sections in Summer 2011, LS 6 Week Session

Summer 2011, LS 6 Week Session

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