SPAN 482

The Theatre, Prose and Poetry of Sor Juana

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: 481, 481A, 481B

Study of the prose, poetry and drama of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-95), one of the most important Hispanic writers of the Golden Age. Her works will be discussed in the context of artistic and intellectual movements in New Spain, focusing on issues including but not limited to genre, gender, religion, ethnicity and creole patriotism.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SPAN 482, SPAN 480, SPAN 480A, SPAN 481 (if taken in the same topic), SPAN 481A, SPAN 481B.
  • 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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