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SP7 Reading List

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Antonio M. Ruiz, El sueño de la Malinche (1939)

This Reading List serves as an introductory guide to Sp7 and is organized as follows: I. Set primary texts for lectures, II. Set readings for seminars, and III. Recommended secondary readings for Sections A, B and C.

Lectures will revolve around the set primary texts, including critical readings and introductions to their historical and intellectual context. In addition to lectures, there will be one seminar-supervision each for Sections A and B. The set readings for seminars are select, required primary and secondary pieces. Seminar-supervisions will be focused on discussion, so students should prepare the indicated texts in advance. Recommended secondary readings are useful sources that will help consolidate and develop the material studied in the lectures.

Longer works, such as Don Quijote and the Comentarios reales de los Incas, should be read before term starts. Also, it would be very helpful to consult the Preparatory Reading list beforehand.

 

I. Set Primary Texts (and suggested editions)

Section A

  1. Acuña, Fernando de, ‘Si Apollo tanta gracia’, in Flores de baria poesía, ed. M. Peña (Mexico City: FCE, 2003), 315-20.
  2. Amarilis, Epístola a Belardo, ed. M. Vinatea Recoba (Madrid/Frankfurt: Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2009).
  3. ‘Book Twelve of the Florentine Codex’, in We People Here: Nahuatl Accounts of the Conquest of Mexico, ed. and trans. J. Lockhart (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993), 48-255.
  4. Cetina, Gutierre de, ‘Amor, si por amar amor se aquista’, ‘Ojos claros, serenos’, ‘Si es uerdad, como está determinado’, ‘Levanta ¡oh musa! el soñoliento estilo’, and ‘Si de Roma el ardor, si el de Sagunto’, in Flores de baria poesía, ed. M. Peña (Mexico City: FCE, 2003), 207, 395, 398-99, 432-37, 646.
  5. “Clarinda”, Discurso en loor de la poesía, ed. A. Cornejo Polar (Lima: CELACP,  2009).
  6. Cortés, Hernán, ‘Tercera relación’, Cartas de relación, ed. A. Delgado Gómez (Madrid: Castalia, 1993), 310-453.
  7. Garcilaso de la Vega, El Inca, Comentarios reales de los Incas, ed. M. López-Baralt (Madrid: Espasa Calpe, 2003).
  8. Las Casas, Bartolomé de, ‘Aquí se contienen treinta proposiciones muy jurídicas’, in Obras completas, vol. 10, eds. R. Hernández and L. Galmés (Madrid: Alianza, 1992), 197-216.
  9. Nebrija, Antonio de, ‘Prólogo’, Book I.1-5, Book IV.5, and Book V, in Gramática sobre la lengua castellana, ed. C. Lozano (Madrid: RAE, 2011), 3-11, 15-32, 125-27, 147-73.
  10. Terrazas, Francisco de, ‘Dexad las hebras de oro ensortijado’ and ‘Soñé que de una peña me arrojaua’, in Flores de baria poesía, ed. M. Peña (Mexico City: FCE, 2003), 281-82, 369.
  11. Valdés, Juan de, Diálogo de la lengua, ed. J.M. Lope Blanch (Madrid: Castalia, 1969).

 

Section B

  1. Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, La vida es sueño, ed. C. Morón (Madrid: Cátedra, 1977).
  2. Cruz, Sor Juana Inés de la, El divino Narciso, ed. R. A. Rice (Pamplona: EUNSA, 2005).
  3. Cruz, Sor Juana Inés de la, ‘Primero Sueño’, in Obras completas, I. Lírica personal, ed. A. Alatorre (Mexico City: FCE, 2012), 486-538.
  4. Góngora, Luis de, Soledades, ed. R. Jammes (Madrid: Castalia, 1994).
  5. León, Fray Luis de, ‘Qué descansada vida’ and ‘En vano el mar fatiga’, in Poesías completas, ed. C. Cuevas (Madrid: Castalia, 2001), 83-89, 103-105.
  6. Mañara, Miguel, Discurso de la verdad (Madrid: Alejandro Gómez Puentenebro, 1878).[Available online: http://archive.org/stream/discursodelaver00magoog#page/n13/mode/2up]
  7. Molina, Tirso de, Don Gil de las calzas verdes, ed. A. Zamora Vicente (Madrid: Castalia, 1990).
  8. Quevedo, Francisco de, La cuna y la sepultura; Doctrina moral, ed. C. C. García Valdés (Madrid: Cátedra, 2008).
  9. Quevedo, Francisco de, La vida del Buscón, ed. F. Cabo Aseguinolaza (Madrid: RAE, 2011).
  10. Vega, Lope de, Arte nuevo de hacer comedias, ed. E. García Santo-Tomás (Madrid: Cátedra, 2006).
  11. Vega, Lope de, El castigo sin venganza, ed. A. Carreño (Madrid: Cátedra, 2010).

 

Section C

  1. Cervantes, Miguel de, Don Quijote de la Mancha, ed. Instituto Cervantes, dir. F. Rico, 2 vols. (Madrid: RAE, 2015). [Or the same compact edition published by the RAE in 2005, or the edition by L. A. Murillo, El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha, 2 vols. (Madrid: Castalia, 1978)]

 

II. Set Readings for Seminars

Section A

Primary

  1. Molina, Alonso de, ‘Epistola’, ‘Prologo’, and ‘Siguese vna breue platica’, in Arte de la lengua mexicana y castellana, ed. A. Hernández de León-Portilla (Mexico City: UNAM, 2014), 143-48, 273-78.
  2. Santo Tomás, Domingo de, ‘Prólogo’, ‘Prólogo del autor al christiano lector’, and chapter 1, 23-24, in Grammatica o arte de la lengua general de los indios de los reynos del Peru, ed. R. Cerrón-Palomino (Cuzco: CBC, 1995),  5-10, 13-15, 17-20, 138-56.

Secondary

  1. Durston, Alan, Pastoral Quechua: The History of Christian Translation in Colonial Peru, 1550-1650 (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2007), chapter 2 [53-75].
  2. Hernández de León-Portilla, Ascensión, ‘Fray Alonso de Molina y el proyecto indigenista de la orden seráfica’, Estudios de Historia Novohispana 36 (2007), 63-81.  

 

Section B

Primary

  1. Cruz, Sor Juana Inés de la, ‘Este, que ves, engaño colorido’, ‘En perseguirme, mundo, ¿qué interesas?’, in Obras completas, I. Lírica personal, ed. A. Alatorre (Mexico City: FCE, 2012), 387-89.
  2. Góngora, Luis de, ‘Mientras por competir con tu cabello’, ‘¿Qué lleva el señor Esgueva?’, in Antología poética, ed. A. Carreira (Barcelona: Crítica, 2009), 96, 261-63.
  3. Quevedo, Francisco de, ‘“¡Ah de la vida!”… ¿Nadie me responde?, ‘Érase un hombre a una nariz pegado’, in Heráclito cristiano, Canta sola a Lisi y otros poemas, eds. L. Schwartz and I. Arellano (Barcelona: Crítica, 1998), 5-6, 285-86.
  4. Valle y Caviedes, Juan del, ‘Aprobaciones de este libro’, ‘Tasa’, ‘Fe de erratas’, ‘Licencia del ordinario de las damas’, ‘Privilegio’, ‘Tembló la tierra pesada’,  in Guerras físicas, proezas medicales, hazañas de la ignorancia, ed. C. F. Cabanillas Cárdenas (Madrid/Frankfurt: Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2013), 214-20, 277-78.

Secondary

  1. Elliott, J. H., ‘Self-perception and Decline in Early Seventeenth-Century Spain’, in Spain and its World, 1500-1700 (New Haven/London: Yale UP, 1989), 241-61.
  2. Terry, Arthur, Seventeenth Century Spanish Poetry: The Power of Artifice (Cambridge: CUP, 1993), chapter 2 [35-64].

 

III. Recommended Secondary Readings

Section A

Humanist and Human Endeavors

  1. Adorno, Rolena, The Polemics of Possession in Spanish American Narrative (New Haven: Yale UP, 2007), chapter 3 [66-98].
  2. Hanke, Lewis, Aristotle and the American Indians: A Study in Race Prejudice in the Modern World (Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1959), chapters 5-6 [44-73].
  3. Martínez, Miguel, ‘Language, Nation, and Empire in Early Modern Iberia’, in A Political History of Spanish: The Making of a Language, ed. J. del Valle (Cambridge: CUP, 2013), 44-61.

 

Rhetorics of Conquest

  1. Pagden, Anthony, ‘Introduction’, in Hernán Cortés, Letters from Mexico, ed. and trans. A. Pagden (New Haven: Yale Nota Bene, 2001), xxxix-lxxi.
  2. Kerpel Magaloni, Diana, The Colors of the New World: Artists, Materials, and the Creation of the Florentine Codex (Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2014), 1-59.
  3. Merrim, Stephanie, ‘Ariadne’s Thread: Auto-Bio-Graphy, History, and Cortés’ Segunda carta-relación’, Dispositio 11.28/29 Literature and Historiography in the New World (1986), 57-83.

 

Hybrid Poetry

  1. Chang-Rodríguez, Raquel, ‘Clarinda, Amarilis y la ‘fruta nueva’ del Parnaso peruano’, Colonial Latin American Review 4.2 (1995), 181-96.
  2. Greene, Roland, Unrequited Conquests: Love and Empire in the Colonial Americas (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), Introduction and chapter 1 [1-76].
  3. Peña, Margarita, Flores de baria poesía: Cancionero novohispano del siglo XVI (Mexico City: FCE, 2004), Prologue and biographical notes on Acuña, Cetina, Terrazas [21-33, 35-36, 40-49, 93-96].

 

El Inca Garcilaso and the Mother Tongue

  1. González Echevarría, Roberto, Myth and Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative (Cambridge: CUP, 1990), chapter 2 [43-92].
  2. Mazzotti, José Antonio, Coros mestizos del Inca Garcilaso: resonancias andinas (Lima: FCE, 1996), chapters 2.1-2, 4.2 [101-18, 270-83].
  3. Zamora, Margarita, Language, Authority, and Indigenous History in the ‘Comentarios reales de los Incas’ (Cambridge: CUP, 1988), chapters 1 and 3 [1-12, 39-61].

 

Section B

The Baroque Mind

  1. Maravall, José Antonio, La cultura del Barroco (Barcelona: Ariel, 1980), Introduction, chapters 2 and 6 [23-51, 131-75, 309-55].
  2. Robbins, Jeremy, Arts of Perception: The Epistemological Mentality of the Spanish Baroque, 1580-1720 (New York: Routledge, 2007), Introduction, chapters 1-2 [1-63].
  3. Egido, Aurora, ‘La hidra bocal. Sobre la palabra poética en el Barroco’, in Fronteras de la poesía en el Barroco (Barcelona: Crítica, 1990), 9-55.

 

Hybrid Drama

  1. Arellano, Ignacio, ‘Convenciones y rasgos genéricos en la comedia de capa y espada’, Cuadernos de Teatro Clásico 1 (1988), 27-49.
  2. Kluge, Sofie, ‘A Hermaphrodite? Lope de Vega and the Controversy of Tragicomedy’, Comparative Drama, 41 (2007), 297-335.
  3. Thacker, Jonathan, Role-Play and the World as Stage in the ‘comedia’ (Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2002), Introduction [1-18].

 

Góngora and the Atlantic World

  1. Carreria, Antonio, ‘La novedad de las Soledades’, in Gongoremas (Barcelona: Península, 1998), 225-37.
  2. Roses Lozano, Joaquín, Una poética de la oscuridad: la recepción crítica de las ‘Soledades’ en el siglo XVII (Madrid/London: Tamesis, 1994), chapters 2 and 4 [66-80, 102-51].
  3. Ruth Hill, Sceptres and Sciences in the Spains: Four Humanists and the New Philosophy (ca. 1680-1740) (Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2000), ‘Christian Epicureanism and the Imitation of the Natural Philosopher’s Task’ [49-70].

 

The Baroque Turn and the Visual Arts

  1. Gombrich, E. H., The Story of Art (London/New York: Phaidon, 1995), Introduction, chapter 19 [15-37, 387-411].
  2. Welles, Marcia L., ‘Velázquez: His Mythological Paintings’, Arachne’s Tapestry: The Transformation of Myth in Seventeenth-Century Spain (San Antonio, Texas: Trinity UP, 1986), 131-65.
  3. Brown, Jonathan, ‘Hieroglyphs of Death and Salvation: The Decoration of the Church of the Hermandad de la Caridad, Seville’, Art Bulletin 52.3 (1970), 265-77.

 

Section C

  1. Close, Anthony, ‘Don Quixote and the Modern Novel’, in A Companion to ‘Don Quixote’ (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2008), 227-53.
  2. Garcés, María Antonia, Cervantes in Algiers: a Captive’s Tale (Nashville: Vanderbilt UP, 2002), Introduction and chapter 4 [1-14, 182-232].
  3. Haley, George, “The Narrator in Don Quijote: Maese Pedro’s Puppet Show”, MLN 80 (1965), 145-65.
  4. Redondo, Augustin, ‘Acercamiento al Quijote desde una perspectiva histórico-social’, in Otra manera de leer el ‘Quijote’ (Madrid: Castalia, 1997), 55-99.
  5. Riley, E. C., Cervantes’s Theory of the Novel (Oxford: OUP, 1962), chapter 5 [163-99].
  6. Russell, P. E., ‘Don Quixote as a Funny Book’, MLN 64 (1969), 312-26.