Spanish Literature of the Renaissance and the Baroque
Selected works of 16th and 17th centuries in Spain with attention to their reflection of social, religious, political, and economic currents of the age, including: Pan-European cultural influences in the Renaissance; the complex effects of the New World encounter; the prominent role of material and visual culture; conflicts of identity stemming from racial, ethnic and religious tensions; and the contest for social mobility, power, and political authority. Prerequisite: Spanish 332, 333, 334 or 335. Instructor: Staff. One course.