Obras maestras del Siglo de Oro
This course explores canonical literary texts from Golden Age literature, from the Renaissance to the Baroque. We will read works by Rodríguez de Montalvo, Garcilaso de la Vega, Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Quevedo or Calderón de la Barca, among others. We will read these texts within the cultural context of imperial Spain and the widerEuropean context. We will examine the generic characteristics and analyze how the main concerns and themes changem according to the evolution of Spanish and European society. Therefore, we will investigate extra literary aspects, such as the historical, socialcultural and political conditions that influenced the production of the works. In order to gain insight on the culture and literature of the Golden Age, especial attention will be paid to other art forms, such as painting, sculpture and architecture.