Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

427 - Degree in Spanish

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
28055 - Spanish Poetry: Topics and Genres I
Faculty / School:
103 - Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
427 - Degree in Spanish
4 and 3
First semester
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

See "Learning activities " and "Syllabus".

More information will be provided on the first day of class.

5.2. Learning tasks

  • Theoretical lectures.
  • Practical lectures.
  • Individual work.
  • Personal study.
  • Assessment activities.

5.3. Syllabus

Syllabus (or programme)


1. Poetry and lyric: the specific difference.


2. Poetry and prosody: the metric system of Spanish. Syllable length and accent.


3. The problem of Hispanic poetry genres and the strophic construction. Free verse, visual poetry and other resources.


4. Types and stylistic registers of Hispanic lyrical poetry.


5. Lyrical sub-genres: themes, forms and tones.

6. The motifs and topoi of lyric.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

See the academic calendar of the University of Zaragoza ( and the website of the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (Schedule of classes:; Examination schedule:

More information will be provided on the first day of class.