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Comparative Literature and Culture 3342F/G
BAROQUE LITERATURE AND CULTURE
Devastating political crises and religious conflicts characterize the Baroque, as do startling scientific discoveries, new philosophical concepts, and geographical expansion in the New World. Consider the dynamics of this period of crisis as revealed in its literature, art and philosophy. Among the figures studied are Calderón, Velázquez, Descartes and Galileo.