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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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SPAN 434 Literature of the Golden Age (1)

Study of the great writers of the 16th- and 17th-centuries with emphasis on Cervantes, Lope de Vega and Calderon. A brief outline of the poetry and theater of the Middle Ages will serve as an introduction to this literature of the Renaissance and Baroque period. Class discussion, oral and written exercises in Spanish. Supplementary readings in the novel, drama, short story and autobiography of the period. Oral and written exams. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPAN 340 or consent of instructor

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Overstreet