Early 20th Century Iberian Poetry
Poetry in restoration Spain, 1871-1930, against the background of the democratic tradition of Spanish liberalism. Emphasis is on stylistic analysis and concepts such as the generation of 1898, modernism, Krausism, pure poetry, and symbolic systems. Major works of Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca will be examined, with special emphasis on the historical context of the first three decades of the 20th century and their contributions to the development of 20th century Spanish lyric poetry. Taught in English or Spanish, depending on class enrollment.