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Dying of Love in Medieval Iberia (=SPA 354, spring 2018)

Cross-listed with SPA 354 for SPRING 2018 ONLY.


This course examines literary and iconographic representations of love and death during the Iberian Middle Ages, with special emphasis on the 15th century sentimental novel.  Within the artistic tradition of the cults of love and death that characterize the Iberian Middle Ages, this course reflects upon the ways in which authors and artists created a distinctive tradition depicting the attitudes towards love and death that have ultimately shaped the modern Hispanic collective imaginary of these concepts.  Interdisciplinary theoretical approaches.  Conducted in Spanish.

Satisfies Area I for the major in Hispanic Studies.
Satisfies a requirement in the Global Literary Theory interdisciplinary minor.


Spanish 260 and 270 or their equivalents.