19-20C Spanish Literature

Panorama of Spanish literature of the XIXth and XXth Centuries

This course will examine the different works of those authors who are most representative of XIX and XX Century Spanish literature, in the context of the different literary movements comprised within this period: Realism, Fin del Siglo (Modernism and '98), Group of '27 and Post-War. Each of the texts will be analyzed according to its movement, context and author. In addition, the course will also focus on the following three goals: a) to understand the connections between the literature and its social, cultural and artistic context; b) to distinguish the individual characteristics of each author; c) to develop a capacity for literary analysis and commentary of both literary selections and complete texts. (1 unit)

Required texts: 1) Juan Valera, Pepita Jiménez, ed. Leonardo Romero (Madrid: Cátedra); 2) Leopoldo Alas (Clarín), Relatos breves, ed. R. Rodríguez Marín (Madrid: Castalia); 3) Antonio Machado, Campos de Castilla, ed. G. Ribbans (Madrid: Cátedra); 4) F. García Lorca, Bodas de sangre, ed. A. Josephs (Madrid: Cátedra); 5) Miguel Delibes, La mortaja, ed. G. Sobejano (Madrid: Cátedra); 6) Carmen Martín Gaite, Todas los cuentos. El balneario y Las ataduras (Barcelona: Destino); 7)material in course pack form to be purchased at Middlebury.
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SPAN 6683

All Sections in Summer 2007, LS 6 Week Session

Summer 2007, LS 6 Week Session

SPAN6683A-L07 Lecture (Rios Sanchez)