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21F.080: Masterpieces of Hispanic Culture

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Studies major works of Hispanic literature, film, and art, including the Poem of the Cid, Cervantes' Don Quixote, García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, and short stories by Borges, as well as films by Buñuel and paintings by Velázquez. Students trace development of diverse Hispanic cultures both in Spain and the Americas, through a thematic focus on honor codes, gender construction, class and caste hierarchies, and the historically-based problem of artistic representation. Taught in English. Enrollment limited.

Units: 3-0-9(U)

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