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SPAN 075 01 (20822)  
Golden Age Theater
Susan Byrne
TTh 2.30-3.45 WALL81 101
Spring 2014 
No regular final examination
Skills L5
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

Theater as a social and cultural phenomenon in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain. Analysis of the written scripts of canonical works; semiotics of staged productions, including acting, staging, sound, and wardrobe. Works by Juan de la Cueva, Miguel de Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, and Calderón de la Barca. Theoretical views on what theater is and should be.

Open to students who have placed into L5 courses or who have successfully completed an L4 course in Spanish. Counts toward the requirements of the Spanish major with permission of the director of undergraduate studies. Enrollment limited to freshmen. Preregistration required; see under Freshman Seminar Program.