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SPAN 318 A: Cervantes' Don Quixote in English

don quixote
Meeting Time: 
MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
SMI 405
SLN: 
21654
Joint Sections: 
C LIT 252 A
Instructor:
Donald Gilbert-Santamaría

Syllabus Description:

C LIT 252 A / SPAN 318

MW 12:30-2:20 / SMITH 405

CERVANTES' DON QUIXOTE

BEGINNING OF THE MODERN
“The fault lies not with the mob, who demands nonsense, but with those who do not know how to
produce anything else.”
—Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote

The long arc of modernity begins with Don Quixote. So, at least, goes one reading of Cervantes’s
most important work of fiction. But what does an assertion of modernity for a book originally
published in 1605 really mean for a reader in Seattle in the early years o the twenty-first
century?

TAUGHT IN ENGLISH No prerequisites. Does not fulfill any requirement for the Spanish Major or
Minor. C LIT section fulfills prerequisite for Comparative Literature major. Fulfills VLPA
requirement.

Catalog Description: 
Cervantes' Don Quixote de la Mancha: close study of this comic masterpiece, and the life, times, and works of its author. Consideration of the work's enduring influence and vitality. Does not fulfill any major or minor requirement.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:19pm
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