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Coplas por la muerte de su padre, review of the book written by Jorge Manrique

Introduction

This course explores the life and literary significance of Jorge Manrique, focusing on his famous work 'Coplas por la muerte de su padre'. It delves into the societal, religious, and cultural influences on Manrique's writing, as well as the universal themes of grief and loss depicted in his work. The course also examines the impact of 'Coplas' on later literature and its enduring relevance in contemporary society.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, learners will have gained a deep understanding of Jorge Manrique's life and work, as well as the societal, religious, and cultural influences that shaped his writing. They will also develop an appreciation for the universal themes of grief and loss, and their enduring relevance in literature and society.

Course program

The Life and Times of Jorge Manrique
Literary Significance of 'Coplas por la muerte de su padre'
Death, Mourning, and Christian Philosophy in 15th-century Spain
Societal Influences on 'Coplas por la muerte de su padre'
'Coplas por la muerte de su padre' in Later Literature
Spiritual Elements in 'Coplas por la muerte de su padre'
Universal Themes of Grief and Loss