Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.738J: Literature and Social Conflict: Perspectives on Modern Spain

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Considers how major literary texts illuminate principal issues in the evolution of modern Spanish society. Emphasizes the treatment of such major questions as the exile of liberals in 1820, the concept of progress, the place of religion, urbanization, rural conservatism and changing gender roles, and the Spanish Civil War. Authors include Pérez Galdós, Pardo Bazán, Unamuno, Ortega y Gasset, Salinas, Lorca, La Pasionaria, and Falcón. Taught in Spanish. Prereq: One intermediate subject in Spanish

Prereqs:  One intermediate subject in Spanish or permission of instructor

Units: 3-0-9(U)


Same As  21L.638J

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