University of Guelph 1998-1999 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

55-417 Don Quixote and the Picaresque Novel (In English) F(3-0) [0.50]

This course will study, in English, the importance of this Spanish masterpiece in the development of the modern European novel, and it will examine the first European picaresque work, Lazarillo de Tormes, in the light of the picaresque tradition which followed in Europe and the Americas. The course will also concentrate on the notion of play and laughter (Bakhtin) as means of survival. Students who select the course under the listing of 88-417 will do selected readings and assignments in Spanish.

Exclusions: 88-417.
Course Profile

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