SPAN 3925 The Golden Age of Spanish Literature and the Arts
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SPAN 61.50.
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3 hours, minimum of 6 hours fieldwork and excursions; 6 credits
An examination of the cultural heritage of the Spanish Golden Age through a comparative study of representative masterpieces of Renaissance and baroque literature, art, architecture, and music. Spanish life under the rule of the House of Austria (1515-1700). Economic prosperity and decline, Reformation and Counter-Reformation, and the exploration and colonization of the Americas as a backdrop for various works. Excursions. Visits to museums. All written work to be done in Spanish.
Prerequisite: Spanish 2020 [11.1] or 2030W or 3610 [17.50] or permission of the chairperson.