Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.740J: The New Spain: 1977-Present

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Deals with the vast changes in Spanish social, political and cultural life that have taken place since the death of Franco. Topics include new freedom from censorship, the re-emergence of strong movements for regional autonomy (the Basque region and Catalonia), the new cinema including Almodovar and Saura, educational reforms instituted by the socialist government, and the fiction of Carme Riera and Terenci Moix. Special emphasis on the emergence of mass media as a vehicle for expression in Spain. Considers the changes wrought by Spain's acceptance into the European Community. Materials include magazines, newspapers, films, fiction, and Amando de Miguel's Los Espaņoles. Taught in Spanish. Prereq - One intermediate subject in Spanish or permission of instructor

Prereqs:  One intermediate subject in Spanish or permission of instructor

Units: 3-0-9(U)


Same As  21L.640J


Spring 2014

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 M. Resnick TR 1-2:30 14E-310


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