Readings

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Readings are also available by session.

The books read in 21F.717 vary from year to year. They include:

Amazon logo Anon. El Poema del Cid Buenos Aires. Argentina: Losada, 2004. ISBN: 9500305984.

Amazon logo ———. La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes. Edited by Lazarillo De Tormes and Feliz Carasco. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 1997. ISBN: 0820434787.

Amazon logo Buero Vallejo, Antonio, ed. El tragaluz. London, UK: Duckworth, 1995. ISBN: 185399412X.

Amazon logo Castro, Américo. La Realidad histórica de España. México: Editorial Porrúa, 1982. ISBN: 9684327633. Chapters.

Amazon logo Cervantes. Novelas Ejemplares II. Spain: Jorge Mesta Editores, 2004. ISBN: 8489163863.

De Miguel, Amando. Los Españoles. Madrid, Spain: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 2001. ISBN: 8474763150.

Lope de Vega. Fuenteovejuna. Zaragoza, Spain: Editorial Ebro, 1962.

Amazon logo Lorca, Frederico Garcia. Bodas de sangre. Madrid, Spain: Ediciones Anaya, 1987. ISBN: 8420727512.

Amazon logo Muñoz Molina, Antonio. El dueño del secreto. Madrid, Spain: Editorial Castalia, 1997. ISBN: 8470397826.

Amazon logo Pérez Galdós, Benito. Misericordia. Sawtry, UK: Dedalus; New York, NY: Hippocrene, 1995. ISBN: 1873982852.

Riera, Carme. Una Primavera para Domenico Guarini. Madrid, Spain: Espasa-Calpe, 1999. ISBN: 8423994899.

Amazon logo Sender, Ramón. Requiem por un campesino español. Barcelona, Spain: Ediciones Destino, 1975. ISBN: 8423309142.

Amazon logo Unamuno, Miguel de. San Manuel Bueno, mártir. Madrid, Spain: Castalia, 1984. ISBN: 8470394282.

Readings by Session


LEC # TOPICS READINGS
1 Introduction

The Genesis of a Country: How did Spain Become a Nation?
Vilar, pp. 7-22.
2 "En Busca de una Realidad No Fabulosa"

Américo Castro y la idea de España
“El Yihad” Article

Américo Castro: Chapter

3 La cultura islámica en España Castro. "Lascruzadas vistas por los árabes." pp. 28-67.
4 Tres Castas: Judaism in Spain Romances Sefarditas Vilar, pp. 23-47.
5 Introduce El Cid El Cid, pp. 3-46.
6 The Need for a National Hero: El Cid El Cid, pp. 49-65.
7 The Need for a National Hero: El Cid (cont.) El Cid, pp. 90-end.
8 The Need for a National Hero: El Cid (cont.) First part of Lazarillo de Torme
9 The Struggle Against Conformity and Homogeneity

Lazarillo de Tormes
Finish Lazarillo de Torme
10 Lazarillo de Tormes (cont.)

How Catholic were the Catholic Kings?
Tirso: Don Juan
11 Discuss: Don Juan and the Idea of Honor Finish Tirso: Don Juan
12 Don Juan in Music, Theatre, etc

Discuss: The Emergence of a National Theatre
13 Lope: El Perro del Hortelano
14 Presentation of Group Projects Bécquer

Poems distributed in class
15 Romantics and Liberals: Early 19th century Spain. Bécquer Misericordia
16 Misericordia: The Meanings of Love and Honor Misericordia
17 Misericordia: The Meanings of Love and Honor (cont.) Finish Misericordia
18 Misericordia: The Meanings of Love and Honor (cont.) The avant-garde: poetry visual arts
19 Lorca, Picasso, Miró Read: Ibanez Martin
20 Ibáñez Martín Bienvenido Mr. Marshall Requiem for a Spanish Peasant
21 Finish Requiem: The Franco Years El Dueño del Secreto
22 El dueño Finish El Dueño del Secreto
23 El dueño (cont.)
24 Wrap-up Discussion