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SPAN 5366 - 20th Century Spanish Prose

Dr. Neil D. Anderson
4:30-5:50 MW
FL 104

The Iberian Novel: Casa, comunidad y cosmópoli

Graduate Seminar on the Peninsular novel since 1950. The texts we will study have been chosen with a view toward:

Course objectives. In this course we will:

Address conceptual questions, such as: Develop skills in critical thinking, collaboration, expression, and research by:

Course requirements

Bibliography

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Course Calendar

L 25-aug Introducción al curso.
Tally. Spatiality.
Mi 27-aug Cela. La colmena.
Delgado. El animal público (fragmentos)
L 1-sept No hay clase.
Mi 3-sept Cela. La colmena.
Fraser. “Henri Lefebvre and the City”
L 8-sept Cela. La colmena.
De Certeau. The Practice of Everyday Life (fragmentos)
Mi 10-sept Matute. Primera memoria.
Bachelard. The Poetics of Space (fragmentos)
L 15-sept Matute. Primera memoria.
TENTATIVE: Bórquez, Néstor. “Memoria, infancia y guerra civil: El mundo narrativo de Ana María Matute. Olivar: Revista de Literatura y Cultura Españolas 12.16 (2011): 159-77.
Mi 17-sept Matute. Primera memoria.
TBA [Geographies of childhood, adolescence]
L 22-sept Blanco-Amor. La parranda.
Otero Pedrayo. “Ensayo sobre las variaciones fisiognómicas de la calle orensana durante medio siglo.”
Mi 24-sept Blanco-Amor. La parranda.
Moure. Queer-emos un mundo novo (fragmentos)
L 29-sept Rodoreda. La plaza del Diamante.
Rose. Feminism and Geography: The limits of geographical knowledge (fragmentos)
Mi 1-oct Rodoreda. La plaza del Diamante.
TBA [Sensuous/ emotional geographies]
L 6-oct Rodoreda. La plaza del Diamante.
Bou. “Exile in the City: Mercè Rodoreda’s La plaça del Diamant“
Mi 8-oct Delibes. Las ratas.
Richardson. Postmodern Paletos (fragmentos)
L 13-oct Delibes. Las ratas.
Harvey. Spaces of Global Capitalism (framentos)
Mi 15-oct Delibes. Las ratas.
Agawu-Kakraba, Yaw B. “The Myth of Integration and Progress: and Los santos inocentes.” Demythification in the Fiction of Miguel Delibes. New York: P. Lang, 1996. 65-104.
L 20-oct Martín-Gaite. El cuarto de atrás.
TBA.
Mi 22-oct Martín-Gaite. El cuarto de atrás.
Freud. “The Uncanny.”
L 27-oct Martín-Gaite. El cuarto de atrás.
Vilaseca, Stephen Luis.“From Spaces of Intimacy to Transferential Space:The Structure of Memory and the Reconciliation with Strangeness in El cuarto de atrás”. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 83.3 (2006): 181-92.
Mi 29-oct
L 3-nov Saizarbitoria. “El huerto de nuestros mayores”
Laraway, David. “Nationalism in Mourning: An Epitaph for Ideology in Ramon Saizarbitoria’s Gorde Nazazu Lurpean.” Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies. 8.3 (2007) 357-78
Mi 5-nov Saizarbitoria. “La guerra perdida del viejo gudari”
TENTATIVE: Gabilondo, Joseba. “Terrorism as Memory: The Historical Novel and Masculine Masochism in Contemporary Basque Literature.” Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 2 (1998) 113-46.
L 10-nov
Mi 12-nov
L 17-nov Ortiz. Cenizas.
Chute. “Comics as Literature?”
Mi 19-nov Ortiz. Cenizas.
Pérez. Cultural Roundabouts. (fragmentos)
L 24-nov Gopegui. El deseo de ser punk.
Henseler. “Generation X: Identity, Technology, and Storytelling”
Mi 26-nov No hay clase.
L 1-dic Gopegui. El deseo de ser punk.
South European Society and Politics. 12.3 (2007) Special Issue: New and Alternative Social Movements in Spain: The Left, Identity and Globalizing Processes. (fragmentos)
Mi 3-dic Último día de clases.
- Examen final