SPAN 470

Medieval Literature

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

A study of topics in the literature of medieval Spain, ranging from the turbulent formative period of the Reconquest to the time of the voyages of discovery. Themes may include: the epic, anti- and pro-feminism, courtly love, miracle stories and political satire.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SPAN 470, SPAN 470A, SPAN 470B.
  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics to a maximum of 3 units.
  • Open to native and near-native speakers.

Pre- or Co-requisites:

  • SPAN 350A; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Spanish offered by the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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