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Baena, Julio Professor

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Research

keywords

  • Critical theory and literary analysis of Literature of Spain in the 16th and 17th Centuries; Cervantes, Gongora, the Spanish mystics, pastoral novel, picaresque

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • SPAN 3100 - Literary and Cultural Analysis in Spanish
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Fosters critical thinking and the ability to discuss texts from a historical, sociological, ideological and formalistic viewpoint. Analyzes literary and cultural expressions from Latin America, Spain and the US Latino traditions in different genres, ranging from fiction to poetry, and media from the written word to cinema and other visual arts.
  • SPAN 4150 - Major Works and Trends in Literature and Culture in Spain Up to 1700
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Examines major works and trends in literature, visual arts and/or other cultural expressions of Spain from its origins to the end of the Baroque period,
  • SPAN 5200 - Seminar: Spanish Literature, Renaissance and Baroque
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Treats various topics, as needs and resources dictate. Special attention to developing historical and current theoretical and critical background of each topic. Representative topics might include Renaissance poetry in Spain, Cervantes, Don Quixote and Novelas ejemplares, picaresque novel and the Spanish comedia of the 17th century. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as SPAN 7200.
  • SPAN 7200 - Seminar: Spanish Literature, Renaissance and Baroque
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Treats various topics, as needs and resources dictate. Special attention to developing historical and current theoretical and critical background of each topic. Representative topics might include Renaissance poetry in Spain, Cervantes, Don Quixote and Novelas ejemplares, picaresque novel and the Spanish comedia of the 17th century. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as SPAN 5200.

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