SPANISH 373 - Topics in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures
Section: 101 "Of liars, beggars and meddlers": The Art of Deception in Spain's Early Modern Culture
Term: SP 2013
Subject: Spanish (SPANISH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
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This course counts as literature credit toward the Spanish minor.

Enforced Prerequisites:
SPANISH 275, 276, or SPANISH 277; or SPANISH 278 (or 290) or AMCULT 224; or RCLANG 324.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This course will explore the art of deception and the concept of "desengaño" through different marginal figures, such as rogues, ruffians, beggars, meddlers, criminals, and prostitutes in 16th and 17th century Spain's cultural production. In this course we will "read" works from different media, such as literature (e.g.,: the picaresque genre), painting, film adaptations and other art manifestations in order to explore these figures and the social milieu in which they thrive/survive.

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SPANISH 373 - Topics in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures
Schedule Listing
101 (REC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 9781589770621
Cervantes' Entremeses, Author: edited and with notes by Carolyn Lukens-Olson., Publisher: Cervantes & Co 2010
ISBN: 9781589770119
La Celestina, Author: Fernando de Rojas ; edited and with notes by Patricia S. Finch., Publisher: Cervantes & Co 1st ed. 2003
ISBN: 1478605715
La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades, Author: Anonimo, Publisher: Waveland Press 0013
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