Kaisa_2012_3_photo by Veikko Somerpuro

13.8.2019 at 09:00 - 12.9.2019 at 23:59


Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Thu 5.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 12.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 19.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 26.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 3.10.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 10.10.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 17.10.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 31.10.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 7.11.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 14.11.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 21.11.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 28.11.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 5.12.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 12.12.2019
10:15 - 11:45



Master’s Programme in Languages.

Advanced Studies in Spanish Philology (nuclear).

Only for students of Spanish Philology.

The student must have completed:

-Spanish History and Culture

-Contemporary Hispanic Literature

The student must have completed or must be completing at the same time:.

- Variation and Change in Spanish

Courses that support the further development of the competence provided by this course are those offered in the optional thematic group 1: Hispanic Literature and Cultural Industries in the Hispanic World.

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

-apply a wider and deeper diachronic perspective to the Spanish Studies;

-understand the relation between the Spanish Literature, on the one hand, and the Spanish History and Culture and the evolution of the language, on the other hand;

-use literary tools for the analysis of poetic, dramatic and narrative texts of different periods of the Spanish Literature.

It is recommended after or at the same time as:

-Variation and Change in Spanish

It is recommended after:

-Spanish History and Culture

-Contemporary Hispanic Literature

-History and Culture of Spanish America

-It will be offered once per year.

-Two periods, the number of hours will be decided later.

The course will deal with the following topics. Some adaptations can be made by the teacher at the beginning of the course:

1. The Middle Ages:

-Primitive Iberian Lyrics;

-Epic Poetry (Poema de Mío Cid);

-juglaría (oral transmission by minstrels) and clerecía (Berceo and Hita);

-narrative (Alfonso xiii and don Juan Manuel)

-Manrique and La Celestina;

-el Romancero.

2. The Renaissance:

-poetry: Garcilsaso de la Vega; San Juan de la Cruz

-narrative: El Lazarillo

3. The Baroque Period:

-poetry: Góngora and Quevedo

-narrative: El Quijote

-theatre: Lope de Vega and Calderón de la Barca

4. Neoclassical Literature: Cadalso and Moratín.

5. Romanticism: poetry (Bécquer); theatre (el duque de Rivas); narrative (Larra)

6. Realism/Naturalism: Galdós and Clarín

7. The Generation of 98 and the Avant-garde: Unamuno, Ramón Gómez de la Serna

8. The Generation of 27: Lorca

9. Post-war Literature before 1975: novel (Cela), theatre (Bueno Vallejo), poetry (Blas de Otero).

During the course: the teacher will propose selected excerpts to read from different periods.

In addition to those, the student must read complete works that will be specified in every year’s programme.

A manual to follow the history of the Spanish literature will be also specified in every year’s programme.

Conferences given by the teacher.

Individual practices and working groups for the reading and the commentary of literary excerpts and completed texts.

Individual and group presentation of works.

Teacher’s activities will be documented in Moodle.

Contact teaching modality:

- Class attendance and participation

- Execution of the activities asked during the course

- An individual presentation

- A group presentation

- A group exam

Distance learning course modality:

-written exam: 100%

General grading scale from 0 to 5.

-The course can be taken in the form of contact teaching and as distance learning course (if the exam can be organized).

-Contact teaching:

Compulsory attendance is required in general and 100% in the part of the individual or group presentations; each student will do an individual presentation, a group presentation and participate in an exam group.

-Distance learning course: exam