Introduction to Iberia: Cultural Perspectives
The historical dynamics, linguistic plurality, and social complexity of the Iberian world. Topics include: empire, independence Civil war; republicanism; the crisis at the end of the century: the year 98; the civil war; dictatorships, Franco, and Salazar. Major figures include Larra, Esproceda, Béquer, Rosalía de Castro, Verdaguer, Galdós, Maragall, Unamuno, Valle-Inclán, Machado, and Lorca. Taught in Spanish.