SPAN 056. Don Quijote

Ciencia y tecnología en Don Quijote

Don Quijote states, "Chivalry is a science that comprehends in itself all or most of the sciences in the world." Elaborating on this idea, this course studies Cervantes' masterpiece through the lenses of science and technology. This approach explores the roles of multiple disciplines of knowledge in the creation of this novel as well as their influence on early modern thought. Our readings and writings will include disciplines such as medicine, physiology, botany, zoology, mathematics, astronomy, geography, printing, and robotics, among others. Through these areas of expertise, students will see the contemporaneity of the book and will take a look inside Cervantes' thinking when he wrote Don Quijote.

Taught in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 022 SPAN 023 , the equivalent, or permission of the instructor.
Writing course.
1 credit.
Eligible for CPLT
Catalog chapter: Spanish   
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