Spanish (SPA)

SPA 500 Bibliography and Research Methods. (3) F
Required of all graduate students.

SPA 536 Generation of 1898. (3) N
Works of Unamuno, Baroja, Azorín, and their contemporaries, studied against the ideological background of the turn of century in Spain. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 540 History of the Spanish Language. (3) S
Linguistic development of the Spanish language from the epoch of Vulgar Latin to the present day.

SPA 541 Spanish Language in America. (3) F
The major dialects of Spanish in the Americas, and their historical, social, and cultural development. Prerequisite: SPA 540 or instructor approval.

SPA 542 Studies in the Spanish of the Southwest. (3) S
Examination of bilingualism and the social and regional dialects of Spanish in the Southwest. Prerequisite: FLA 400 or equivalent.

SPA 543 Structure of Spanish. (3) S
Analysis and discussion, within the framework of contemporary linguistic theories, of selected problems in Spanish morphology, syntax, and semantics. Prerequisite: FLA 400 or equivalent.

SPA 545 Concepts of Literary Criticism. (3) S
Aims and methods of modern literary scholarship. Discussion of major theories of literary analysis.

SPA 555 Spanish-American Modernism. (3) N
Principal works and figures of literary Modernism, 1880–1920, with emphasis on international literary context of the movement. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 557 Contemporary Spanish-American Poetry. (3) N
Major works and problems in contemporary poetry and poetics, with emphasis on Paz, Parra, Cardenal, and new poetry since 1960. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

560 Medieval Spanish Literature. (3) N
Major figures and works of the Middle Ages in Spain.

SPA 561 Golden Age Spanish Prose Fiction. (3) N
Major figures and works of the 16th and 17th centuries, with emphasis on the picaresque novel.

SPA 562 Golden Age Spanish Poetry. (3) N
Major figures and works of the 16th and 17th centuries, with emphasis on lyric poetry.

SPA 563 Spanish Romanticism. (3) N
Principal figures and works of the Spanish Romanticism, with emphasis on international literary context of the movement.

SPA 564 19th-Century Spanish Prose Fiction. (3) N
Principal figures and works of Realism in the 19th-century novel, with emphasis on Galdós.

SPA 565 20th-Century Spanish Drama. (3) N
Principal figures and works of Spanish dramatic literature from the Generation of 1898 to the present.

SPA 566 Generation of 1927. (3) N
Major poets of the Generation of 1927, with emphasis on works of Lorca, Guillén, Salinas, and Aleixandre.

SPA 567 Contemporary Spanish Novel. (3) N
Major works of post-Civil War Spanish fiction.

SPA 568 Cervantes. (3) N
An extensive analysis of the prose and theater of Cervantes as a key figure of the Spanish Golden Age. Lecture, seminar.

SPA 570 Indigenous Literatures of Spanish America. (3) N
The indigenous literary traditions, with emphasis on Nahuatl, Mayan, and Quechua literatures through readings in Spanish translations.

SPA 571 Colonial Spanish-American Literature. (3) N
The major figures and works from Conquest to Independence.

SPA 572 Spanish-American Drama. (3) N
Major contributions of Spanish-American drama, with emphasis on contemporary dramatists.

SPA 573 Spanish-American Essay. (3) N
Major works of the essay, within the framework of intellectual history and literary movements.

SPA 574 Spanish-American Vanguard Poetry. (3) N
Examination of poetic developments, 1920–1940, with emphasis on Huidobro, Vallejo, Neruda, and the international context of their works.

SPA 575 Contemporary Spanish-American Novel. (3) N
Principal novels of the Nueva Narrativa Hispanoamericana, within the context of contemporary theories of the narrative.

SPA 576 Contemporary Spanish-American Short Story. (3) N
Principal short stories of the Nueva Narrativa Hispanoamericana, within the context of contemporary theories of the narrative.

SPA 577 Regional Spanish-American Literature. (3) N
The figures and works of major national (Peru, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico) and regional (Caribbean) literatures. Topics offered on a rotating basis. May be repeated for different topics.

SPA 578 Novel of the Mexican Revolution. (3) N
Representative works and authors of this genre (Guzmán, Azuela, Urquizo, Muñoz, and Romero), including related or peripheral offshoots in indigenous novels.

SPA 581 Latin American Popular Culture. (3) N
Studies in selected topics of Latin American popular culture, with emphasis on appropriate academic models for the critical analysis of these materials.

SPA 582 Studies in Latin American Film. (3) N
Examination of the role of film in contemporary Latin American culture; films viewed and analyzed as casebook examples. Seminar.

SPA 591 Seminar. (3) N
Spanish and Spanish-American literary, cultural, and linguistic topics.

SPA 691 Figures and Works Seminar. (3) N
Topics may be selected from Spanish and Spanish American literatures.

Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.

1996–98 Graduate Catalog Table of Contents

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