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Literature Inspired by the Spanish Republic and the Spanish Civil War

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ILAC
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224
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Literature Inspired by the Spanish Republic and the Spanish Civil War

This course will deal with the significance of the Spanish Civil War in Iberian, European, and world history, through the literary works (poetry, theater, and novel) of major Spanish and Latin American writers. The war is anticipated in the poetry of Antonio Machado and in the theater of Garcia Lorca, dealt with directly in the poetry of Alberti and Hernandez, of Neruda (Chile), Vallejo (Peru), and N. Guillen (Cuba), and treated in the aftermath during the Franco dictatorship in the novels of Cela and Sender. Taught in English.