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SPAN 433: Spanish Poetry

Fall Semester, 2009

Personnel:
Lisa Splittgerber splittgerber@stcloudstate.edu


Table of Contents:

Books and Videos
  • Books and More Advanced Search (MnPALS Plus)
    http://plus.mnpals.net/vufind/Search/Advanced/SCS

    The online catalog of books, government publications, video and audio resources, online resources, and other materials available at SCSU.
  • Reference Books
    • Dictionary of the Literature of the Iberian Peninsula
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Reference Call #: PN849.S6 D54 1993
    • The Poetry Dictionary
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Reference Call #: PN1021 .D78 1995
    • Twentieth Century Spanish Poets
      From the series "Dictionary of Literary Biography".
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Reference Call #: PN451 .D54 v.108x
    • Hoffman's Index to Poetry: European and Latin American Poetry in Anthologies
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Reference Call #: PN1022 .H627 1985
    • Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Empire
      A historical dictionary of the Spanish Empire, 1402-1975. The major people, places, and events are described in brief (from a paragraph to a few pages). Includes a chronology, a selected bibliography, and an index.
      • Location(s): REF DP56 .H57 1992
  • Books
    • The Cambridge Introduction to Spanish Poetry
      Poets and readers -- Interrelationship of texts -- Epic and the poetry of place -- Ballad and the poetry of tales -- Songs and sonnets : popular and learned poetry -- Love poetry -- Religious and moral poetry -- Satire, burlesque and poetry as celebration.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Main Collection - Basement Call #: PQ6076 .W35 2002
    • Introduction to Spanish Poetry
      A dual language book in Spanish and English.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Main Collection - Basement Call #: PQ6176 .I68 1991
    • Spanish Poetry of the Twentieth Century: Modernity and Beyond.
      The first English language history published in the United States to examine the sweep of modern Spanish verse.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Main Collection - Basement Call #: PQ6085 .D398 1994
    • Contemporary Spanish Poetry (1898-1963).
      A critical survey of the rebirth of Spanish poetry features discussions of such figures as Miguel de Unamuno, Antonio Machado, Gabriel Garcia Lorca, and Juan Ramon Jimenez.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Main Collection - Basement Call #: PQ6085 .C56
    • The Challenges of Uncertainty: An Introduction to Seventeenth Century Spanish Literature.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Main Collection - Basement Call #: PQ6064 .R6229 1998x
  • Videos
    • Antonio Machado : cantor de Soria [VHS].
      Biographical and critical treatment of the poet, Antonio Machado, set in his birthplace, Seville, and in Soria, the setting for many of his poems. Spanish version intended for advanced level students of Spanish. Includes CDROM supplement.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Media - Aid Call #: PQ6623.A3 Z523 2001x
    • Siglo XV : en visperas de la imprenta / The eve of the printing press [DVD].
      One of thirteen titles in the series, Glories of Spanish Literature, created in consultation with the University of Salamanca. These videos were shot on location at literary landmarks throughout Spain and combine scholarly interviews and dramatic readings with images of manuscripts and artwork as they profile Spanish authors, poets, and playwrights. In this video, renowned experts place the masters of the Renaissance within the context of their times. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Fernando De Rojas’s La Celestina, Juan Alfonso de Baena’s Cancionero de Baena, the Marqués de Santillana’s Diálogo de Bias contra fortuna, Jorge Manrique’s Coplas a la muerte del maestre Don Rodrigo, and selected romanceros.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Media - DVD Call #: PQ6057 .G56 v.3
    • Siglo XVI : entre picaros y misticos / The Siglo de Oro begins : picaros and mystics [DVD].
      One of thirteen titles in the series, Glories of Spanish Literature, created in consultation with the University of Salamanca. These videos were shot on location at literary landmarks throughout Spain and combine scholarly interviews and dramatic readings with images of manuscripts and artwork as they profile Spanish authors, poets, and playwrights. This video examines the lives and works of those who paved the way for Cervantes, Vega, and Gongora. Includes dramatic reading excerpts from the anonymously written Lazarillo de Tormes, Mateo Alemán’s Guzmán de Alfarache, Jorge Montemayor’s Los siete libros de la Diana, and poems from Fray Luis de León and San Juan de la Cruz.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Media - DVD Call #: PQ6057 .G56 v.4
    • El siglo de oro / the golden age [DVD].
      One of thirteen titles in the series, Glories of Spanish Literature, created in consultation with the University of Salamanca. These videos were shot on location at literary landmarks throughout Spain and combine scholarly interviews and dramatic readings with images of manuscripts and artwork as they profile Spanish authors, poets, and playwrights. This video examines the writings and personalities of Miguel de Cervantes, Lope de Vega, and other giants of Spanish literature. Includes dramatic reading excerpts from Cervantes’ Don Quixote and Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda, Vega’s Fuenteovejuna, Tirso de Molina’s El burlador de Sevilla, Calderón de la Barca’s La video es sueño, and Francisco de Quevedo’s "Poderoso caballero es Don Dinero."
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Media - DVD Call #: PQ6057 .G56 v.5
    • Siglo XX : la generacion del '98 [DVD].
      A passionate dissatisfaction with Spain’s immediate past and a keen awareness of the need for a rebirth of spirit and letters were the major points of unity among the disparate group of writers renowned as the Generation of ’98. They also enjoyed a shared love of old towns and the countryside and early poets such as Berceo and Juan Ruiz. This program seeks to understand the icons of that Generation through dramatic readings from Antonio Machado’s El Mañana Efímero and Campos de Castilla, Miguel de Unamuno’s La Soledad de la Hispaña Castellana and El Sepulcro de Don Quijote, Pia Baroja’s El Árbol de la Ciencia, José "Azorń" Martínez Ruiz’s Castilla, and other works.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Media - DVD Call #: PQ6057 .G56 v.8
    • Siglo XX : la generacion del '27 / The 20th Century, generation of '27 [DVD].
      At the heart of the Generation of ’27 lies experimentation with a host of popular artistic as well as political "isms" including neo-Góngorism, ultraism, creationism, surrealism, socialism, and communism. In this program, renowned experts profile key members of this post-World War I group. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Luis Cernuda’s "Donde Habite el Olvido", Rafael Alberti’s "Cita Triste de Charlot", Ramón Gómez de la Serna’s "Flor de Greguerìas", Pedro Salinas’s "La Voz a Ti Debida", and Federico García Lorca’s "Romancero Gitano", "Bodas de Sangre", "Poeta en Nueva York", and "Romance Sonámbulo"--Container.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Media - DVD Call #: PQ6057 .G56 v.9
    • Platero y Yo [VHS]
      Puerto Rico, 1956. The poet Juan Ramón Jiménez has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. A television crew goes to his home to interview him. The poet, whose wife has just been admitted into the hospital, talks with the interviewers about his work, and in particular about his book "Platero y yo" and his distant town Moguer. Audience Note General.
      • Location(s): St. Cloud State University MC Media - VHS Call #: PQ6619.I4 Z56 1994x
Websites
  • Poesia en Espanol
    http://www.poesia-inter.net/index.htm

    Comprehensive listing of Spanish poets and their major works. In Spanish.
  • Biografias y Vidas
    http://www.biografiasyvidas.com/

    Biographies of famous people in Spanish.
  • Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
    http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/

    Search for digital works of literature and literary analysis of a wide range of Spanish writers. Includes other resources on linguistics, sign language, culture, and bilingual education as well.
  • Jorge Manrique Poem Recitiation
    http://video.google.com/videosearch?sourceid=navclient&rlz=1T4GFRB_en&q=coplas+por+la+muerte+de+su+padre+jorge+manrique&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=nnXDSorQOYrElAeNkKnhBA&sa=X&oi=video_result_group&ct=title&resn
  • Juan de la Cruz
    http://www.mercaba.org/FICHAS/Santos/juandelacruz.htm

    San Juan's biography, spiritual work, and literary accomplishments.
  • La Pagina de Garcilaso en Internet
    http://www.garcilaso.org/

    The official website of la Asociacion de Amigos de Garcilaso de la Vega. Includes Garcilaso's poetry, biography, and other interesting information about him.
  • Esperonceda (1808-1842)
    http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/FichaAutor.html?Ref=134

    A bibliography with links to the major works of Jose de Esperonceda.
  • Asociacion de Ruben Dario
    http://www.nodo50.org/frd/

    The official website of la Asociacion de amistad Hispano Nicaraguense Ruben Dario.
  • "Federico Garcia Lorca" YouTube video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdkIW7V8Y0w

    Leonard Cohen's song about Federico Garcia Lorca, accompanied by a montage of photos, theater posters, and record albums of the poet.
  • Federico Garcia Lorca
    http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/163

    Biography of Federico Garcia Lorca from poets.org. In English.
Scholarly Journal, Magazine, and Newspaper Articles
  • Clase Periodica
    http://libproxy.stcloudstate.edu/login?URL=http://firstsearch.oclc.org/fsip?dbname=ClasePeriodica&done=referer

    Indexes 2600 scholarly journals in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English covering Latin American social sciences and humanities (Clase) and science and technology (Periodica).
  • LitFinder
    http://libproxy.stcloudstate.edu/login?URL=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/stcloud_main?db=LITF

    The most expansive and current poetry, story, and essay database available. Includes explanations, biographies and pictures.
  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index
    Search for articles, book reviews, performance reviews, fiction, poetry, editorials, letters, etc. from over 1,300 arts and humanities journals published worldwide in all languages.
  • JSTOR
    http://www.jstor.org.libproxy.stcloudstate.edu/

    JSTOR provides unique access to fulltext backfiles for more than 120 "core" scholarly journals in anthropology, ecology, economics, education, general science, history, literature, mathematics, political science, and philosophy. JSTOR's agreement with publishers provides a "moving wall" for access and does not allow access to fulltext for the most recent 2-5 years of articles.
  • MLA International Bibliography (Languages & Literature)
    http://libproxy.stcloudstate.edu/login?URL=http://search.proquest.com/mlaib/advanced?accountid=14048

    Comprehensive current index to articles and chapters in scholarly collections for literature, linguistics, and folklore. Covers all the world's languages and literatures, both contemporary and historical.
  • Project Muse
    http://80-muse.jhu.edu.libproxy.stcloudstate.edu/search/advanced#firstLoad

    Full-text access to more than 150 scholarly journals in all disciplines published by Johns Hopkins University, Duke University, Carnegie Mellon University, Indiana University, MIT, Oxford University, Pennsylvania State University, the University of Hawaii, the University of Texas, and the University of Wisconsin. Johns Hopkins titles provide fulltext from 1995 to present; titles from other presses begin from 1999. A catalog of database holdings is available online. Links to individual titles are also included in the LR&TS Electronic Journals List.
Citing Your Research
  • MLA Formatting and Style Guide (2009 Update) (OWL at Purdue)
    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

    MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
    Official manual for MLA documentation. Available in print only, in the Ready Reference section of the library, 1st floor. Latest edition is 7th edition, 2009.
    • Location(s): READY REF LB2369 .G53 2009
  • RefWorks
    https://www.refworks.com/Refworks/login.asp?WNCLang=false

    RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography manager that can create your bibliography in seconds. Set up your account from an on-campus computer and then use RefWorks from any computer.
    Note: If off campus, you will need the "group code" (RWStCloudSU). Tip: Remember to double check the formatting of your citations. Watch for RefWorks workshops held in the Miller Center.


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