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Gonzalo Torrente Ballester in Albany, NY (1966-1972): Courses taught by GTB at UAlbany

Academic year 1966-1967

Semester    Course title           Description
Fall 1966 Studies in style Translation of English prose works into Spanish. Examples are selected from many different styles in order to develop a feeling for language.
Studies in Hispanic Literature Close study of individual writers, the specific subject to be decided by the instructor of the course. Prerequisites: 6 hours of Spanish literature on the 200-level and consent of the instructor.
Spring 1967 Spanish Literature of the 20th Century Study of contemporary Spanish literature from the Generation of '98 until today.
Studies in Hispanic Literature Close study of individual writers, the specific subject to be decided by the instructor of the course. Prerequisites: 6 hours of Spanish literature on the 200-level and consent of the instructor.

Academic year 1967-1968

Semester   Course title   Description
Fall 1967 Studies in Style  Studies in style with emphasis on aesthetic movements from Realism to the contemporary period.  
Studies in Hispanic Literature Close study of individual writers, the specific subject to be decided by the instructor of the course. Prerequisites: 6 hours of Spanish literature on the 200-level and consent of the instructor.
Spring 1968 Studies in Style    Translation of English prose works into Spanish. Examples are selected from many different styles in order to develop a feeling for language.   
Seminar in Spanish                   To be taken as part of the M.A program.   

Academic year 1968-1969

Semester    Course title Description
Fall 1968 Spanish Civilization Not available
Seminar in Spanish To be taken as part of the M.A. program.
Spring 1969 Spanish Literature of the 20th Century Study of contemporary Spanish literature from the Generation of '98 until today.
Cultural Foundation of Spain

Not available

Academic year 1969-1970

Semester    Course title           Description
Fall 1969 Seminar: Contemporary Theatre Not available
Seminar: Góngora Not available
Spring 1970 Spanish Literature of the 20th Century Study of contemporary Spanish literature from the Generation of '98 until today.
Origins of Spanish Novel  Intensive study of selected novels of a single author or of a closely related group of authors. Prerequisite: Spn 680.

Academic year 1970-1971

Semester    Course title           Description
Spring 1971 Spanish Literature of the 20th Century Study of contemporary Spanish literature from the Generation of '98 until today.
Seminar: novel

Intensive study of selected novels of a single author or of a closely related group of authors. Prerequisite: Spn 680.

 

Academic year 1971-1972

Semester    Course title           Description
Spring 1972 Spansih Literature of 20th Century Study of contemporary Spanish literature from the Generation of '98 until today. 
Prose Literature of the Golden Age

Selected works of the major writers of the 16th and 17th centuries, excluding the works of Cervantes. prerequuisite: Spn 211b.  

Academic year 1972-1973

Semester    Course title           Description
Fall 1972 Cultural Foundations of Spanish Literature  Not available 
Seminar: Literature Themes Not available 
Spring 1973 Seminar: Poetry  The Graduate Bulletin included this course but GBT did not teach it. His last semester in Albany was Fall 1972.

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