The Renaissance in Spain: 15th and 16th Century



All the groups need to visit the web sites provided below, read the information that it is attached, and view a YouTube video. It is important that all members of the groups visit all the web sites and read the information provided in order for them to have a general unstanding of what other students are taking about. Also, each group is responsible to assign a person to be responsible for a particular job.
I. Web sites on Renaissance in Spain:

  1. 1. Brief Introduction to Spanish Renaissance: http://www.viswiki.com/en/Spanish_Renaissance
  2. 2. Historic context /religious life/ believes/ literature (more) http://www.dean.sbc.edu/ingber.html
  3. 3. Literature: Sonnet of Garcilaso de la Vega: (In Spanish and English) http://sonnets.spanish.sbc.edu/Garcilaso_XXIII.html  (topic/carpe diem)
  4. 4. Brief review of “La Celestina”   http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/La_Celestina
  5. 5. Review of the Spanish Renaissance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Renaissance_literature#The_Spanish_Renaissance
  6. 6. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/558133/Spanish-literature/80468/The-era-of-the-Renaissance  Read the parts after this title
Castilian literature » The era of the Renaissance » The beginning of the Siglo de Oro

II.YouTube video:

  video with music and art of the renaissance:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qI_zapBRWUU&feature=related

III. Finally read the information on the following attached documents below.
IV. Get together with your group and discuss your plans on organizing the information and elaborating your task. (Questions/summary/or play)


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    Description: Information in Spanish: Renacimiento/Renaissance

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    Description: Historical Context of the Renaissance in Spain

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    Description: Cultural aspects of the Renaissance in Spain: Humanism

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