RLSP 217
Love in Early Modern Spain
Last Offered Spring 2021
Division I
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

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The principal focus of this course is the Spanish “comedia” of the seventeenth century (with supplemental readings from prose and poetry) to provide us with a dynamic and critical understanding of the theme of love as constructed by the greatest dramatists and authors of the period. Works by Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Calderón, San Juan de la Cruz, Santa Teresa, María de Zayas, and others will show us how the theme was treated from diverse perspectives, and how it related to the social and political context of the time. Conducted in Spanish.
The Class: Format: seminar; This class will be taught remotely but synchronously.
Limit: 22
Expected: 20
Class#: 5610
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Active and meaningful participation, short assignments, one final project.
Prerequisites: RLSP 105 or 200, or results of Williams College Placement Exam, or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preferences: Spanish and Comparative Literature majors
Distributions: Division I

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