DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA Y ALEMANA

Fundamentos de la Literatura Norteamericana
Session 2019-2020

 
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Syllabus
1. Literary Culture in the Colonies.
  - Mary Rowlandson.
2. The Puritan Background: Writings.
   - Anne Bradstreet.
3. Revolution and the Republic.
   - Philip Freneau.
   - Benjamin Franlkin.
4. The Early Prominence of American Literature:
    1790-1850.
    - Washington Irving.
    - James Fenimore.
    - Edgar Allan Poe.
5. American Renaissance.
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson.
    -  Henry David Thoreau..
    - Nathaniel Hawthorne.
    - Hemran Melville.
6. New American Verse in the 19th Century.
    - Emily Dickinson.
    - Walt Whitman.
7. Late 19th-Century American Fiction.
    - Mark Twain.
    . Kate Chopin.

General Bibliography
 
 

 

 LATE 19th-CENTURY AMERICAN FICTION

                 KATE CHOPIN. 

 - Text: "Fedora". 
Subject of discussion  in class:
  - Chopinís Literary Awakening.
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All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna 
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- Martin, Wendy ed. New Essays on The Awakening. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1988.
- Toth, Emily. Unveiling Kate Chopin. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 1999.
- Treicher, Paula A. "The Construction of Ambiguity in The Awakening: A Linguistic
    Analysis." Women and Language in Literature and Society. Ed. Sally McConnell-Ginet,
    Ruth Borker, and Nelly Furman. New York: Praeger, 1980. 239-257.
- Walker, Nancy. A. Kate Chopin: A Literary Life. Hampshire: Palgrave, 2001.
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Please, visit these sites for further information:
- http://www.katechopin.org/
- http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/chopin.htm
 
 
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