Teatro del Siglo de Oro
This course explores canonical literary texts from Golden Age Theater, from the Renaissance to the Baroque. We will learn to read the texts of Hispanic literature within the cultural context of imperial Spain. We will examine the generic characteristics and analyze how the main concerns and themes change according to the evolution of Spanish society. Therefore, we will investigate extra literary aspects, such as the historical, social and political conditions that influenced the creation of the works. In order to gain an overview of the culture and literature of the Golden Age, especial attention will be paid to other art forms, such as painting, sculpture and architecture.