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May 12, 2016 by Christopher Britt (cbritt)
SPAN 4550 : 1898-1998: Spain's First Century without Empire
Thu, 12 May 2016 09:15:30 GMT
Wed, 11 May 2016 14:48:10 GMT
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SPAN-BA: Spanish and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
SPAN-MINOR: Spanish and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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1898-1998: Spain's First Century without Empire
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Spain from 1898 to 1998
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Spain’s imperial crisis and its persistence throughout the 20th century as a central theme in Spanish literary and intellectual culture. Topics may include decadence and regeneration; modern Spanish nationalism and cultural imperialism; Hispanicism and pan-nationalism; the Spanish Civil War, fascism, and liberalism; and the transition from fascism to democracy.
1. identify the basic characteristics of the “Problem of Spain” and Spain’s ambiguous modernity 2. compare and contrast literary expressions of Spanish modernity as both a source of imperial decadence and national regeneration 3. evaluate and theorize the problem of modernity in the development of modern and contemporary Spanish literature
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Span 4550 Spring 2014.docx
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ESIA-Europe GCR (Pre2010)
ESIA-Euro Conc (2010)
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