S407 Survey of Spanish Literature I F. Jehle

Possible subjects for term papers

  1. Berceo (1197?-1264)
  2. Other works from the mester de clerecía
  3. Don Juan Manuel (1282-1348)
  4. Sem Tob (1290?-1369)
  5. Romancero
  6. Arcipreste de Talavera (1398?-1470?)
  7. Diego de San Pedro
  8. Gil Vicente (1470?-1536)
  9. Amadís de Gaula (1508; chivalresque novel, abbreviated version)
  10. Lope de Rueda (1510?-1565)
  11. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)
  12. Lope de Vega (1562-1635)
  13. Anónimo
  14. Guillén de Castro (1569-1631)
  15. Ruiz de Alarcón (1581-1639)
  16. Francisco de Quevedo (1580-1645)
  17. Tirso de Molina (1583-1648)
  18. Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600-1681)
  19. Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla (1607-1648)

*Three act plays (in verse form) from the Spanish Golden Age

Note: This list is not exhaustive; it is merely a list of suggested works. The works which have been grayed out are possible topics, but not recommended for the typical student. In general, almost any Golden Age play or any novela ejemplar would be an acceptable choice, provided you have not read it or done a term paper on it for another course. Before you get serious about a topic, please check with the instructor.

In view of the number of students in the class, I've added a few more novelas ejemplares to the list. Here are some brief summaries which I e-mailed to a student:

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