SPAN5610-01.The Generation of 1898.Sp14.Leal,Maria
The Generation of 1898
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Goals: To understand the impact of Spain's defeat by the United States in 1898, and how that defeat caused a generation of Spanish authors to re-examine traditional values and beliefs and initiate a renewal and change in Spanish letters and philosophy. Content: A selection of texts including novels, short stories, essays, drama, and poetry by authors such as Azorin, Unamuno, Valle-Inclan, Machado, Baroja, and Ortega y Gassett. Excerpts from scholarly works on political and literary history. This intellectually vibrant literary movement led to innovation and enrichment, to a reassessment of Spain's past and present, and it molded Spain into the country that it is today. All coursework done in Spanish. Taught: Periodically. Recommended prerequisite: SPAN 5900 or 5910, or equivalent.
Leal, Maria, "SPAN5610-01.The Generation of 1898.Sp14.Leal,Maria" (2014). Syllabi. 3153.