SPA352H1: Court and Country in Early Modern Spain


Representative texts (such as ballads, popular and courtly lyric; chivalry, pastoral and picaresque prose, theater) from the early modern period, studied in relation to the history and society of imperial Spain. Discussion of literary texts as codes of social conduct; issues of urbanization, court culture, social order and disorder, and cultural discourses of identity and difference. Reading from modern authors (Sender, Borges) to illustrate the continuity of court and country in the Hispanic tradition. (Offered every three years)

Creative and Cultural Representations (1)