SPAN 3926 From Reason to Revolution in Spanish History,Literature, and the Arts during the Lifetime

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SPAN 62.50.
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2 hours, minimum of 2 hours fieldwork and excursions; 3 credits

An examination of a major period of social upheaval and cultural transition in Europe and the Americas, documented in Spain. The influence of France; the Napoleonic invasion and subsequent War of Independence. The struggle between liberalism and absolutism in Spain and between colonial dependency and freedom in the Americas. The life and works of Goya as a historical, social, and cultural backdrop for the study of neoclassicism, romanticism, and costumbrismo in literature and the arts. Visits to museums. Excursions. All written work to be done in Spanish.

Prerequisite: Spanish 2020 [11.1] or 2030W or 3610 [17.50] or permission of the chairperson.


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