Spanish and Portuguese | DON QUIJOTE
S450 | 28317 | Professor Catherine Larson
HISP-S 450 DON QUIJOTE (3 credits) LITERATURE
Prerequisite: For students who matriculated prior to fall 2010:
Two courses completed from: HISP-S 328, S331, S332, S333, or S334.
For students who matriculated summer 2010 or after: (S328 and S324)
OR (S328 and S326) AND any other 300-level Spanish class.
This course explores the richness and complexity of Miguel de
Cervantesís fictional world with a close reading of DON QUIJOTE,
Parts I and II. We will investigate the interplay between this
masterpiece and the socio-historical worlds of early modern Spain;
questions of human existence, literary tradition and self-
consciousness in art; and the critical reception of the work. The
course will be conducted in Spanish.
Midterm exam 25%
Final exam 25%
Written assignments 30%
Class participation and preparation 20%
HISP-S 450 #28317 11:15A-12:30P TR BH 331 Prof. Catherine Larson
Note: This course carries A & H credit.