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12. Don Quixote, Introduction to Part II Video Lecture:
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12. Don Quixote, Introduction to Part II
Lecture duration: 53 min
This is a video lecture course on Cervantes Don Quixote by Prof.Roberto González Echevarría of Yale University. The course facilitates a close reading of Don Quixote in the artistic and historical context of renaissance and baroque Spain. Students are also expected to read four of Cervantes Exemplary Stories, Cervantes Don Quixote: A Casebook, and J.H. Elliotts Imperial Spain. Cervantes work will be discussed in relation to paintings by Velázquez. The question of why Don Quixote is read today will be addressed throughout the course. Students are expected to know the book, the background readings and the materials covered in the lectures and class discussions. ......