Loves, Life and Tragedy
SPAN440/640: Loves, Life and Tragedy (Credits: 3)
The title should read “Love, LIES and Tragedy: from Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda’s Love letters to the Esmeralda Santiago’s Turkish Lover,” as it explores the theme of Love and Betrayal in the context of the development of the modern concept of romantic passion. The assignments list includes films, theatrical pieces, a novel and private love letters.
(Includes Pelayo by Quintana / Don Alvaro o la Fuerza del sino / Don Juan Tenorio, and/or other works from the M.A. reading list)
Prerequisite(s): One SPAN 300-level survey of literature course.