Narrative Forms of Early Modern Spain

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Narrative Forms of Early Modern Spain. Specific topics may focus on one or more forms, including novels of chivalry; sentimental, Moorish, or pastoral novels; hagiography and the mystics; the novella form, picaresque fictions, and the Heliodoran romance. Attention given to such questions as the interaction of literary traditions and social institutions, the philosophical defense of fiction and kinds of censorship, women writers and the representation of women. 3 units.