Early Modern Iberian Lyric Poetry
Focused analysis of lyric poetry in Catalan, Portuguese, and Spanish from the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries. Readings include poems by Ausiàs March, el marqués de Santillana, Bernardim Ribeiro, Francisco de Sá de Miranda, Garcilaso de la Vega, Luís de Camões, Diogo Bernardes, Vicent Garcia, Luis de Góngora, and Soror Violante do Céu. Ways of thinking about and thinking through poetry. Focus on poetic form, voice, figural language, performativity, empire, and the interaction of sensory registers. Taught in English with readings in Catalan, Portuguese, and Spanish.