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    Macalester College
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HISP 417 - El Quijote as Timeless Text


Miguel de Cervantes’ El ingenioso Don Quijote de la Mancha is one of the most beloved and influential literary texts in all of world literature. In this course, students will not only engage in a careful and delightful reading of the entire text, but will also examine limitations and literary creations inspired through time by the classic. In order to understand how Quijote was received according to historical moment, we will explore critical perspectives on the text from across the centuries. Students will enjoy myriad artistic representations of Don Quijote and view and critique contemporary musical and filmic productions inspired by the text. This course satisfies the Area 1 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. Prerequisite(s): HISP 307  or consent of the instructor. Alternate years. (4 Credits)