DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA Y ALEMANA

Fundamentos de la Literatura Norteamericana
Session 2016-2017


 

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Syllabus
1. Literary Culture in the Colonies
2. Puritan Writings and Life
3. Revolution and the Republic
4. Washingon Irving and J.F. Cooper
5. Edgar Allan Poe
6.T ranscendentalism
7. Nathaniel Hawthorne
8. Herman Melville
9. Emily Dickinson
10.Walt Whitman
11.Mark Twain
12. Kate Chopin
General Bibliography
 
 

 

1.- Literary Culture in the Colonies
       - Text: Some excerpts from A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
    - Cultural scene: Possibilities and Actualities.
    - Wide Circulated Books.
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All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna 
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
     - On Colonial America:
- Canup, John. Out of the Wilderness: The Emergence of an American Identity in Colonial 
New England. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1990.
- Lance, Jacqueline. "Rethinking Early American Colonial Writings." American Quarterly 53.1 
(March 2001): 148-155.
    - On Mary Rowlandson:
- Andrews, William L., ed. "A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Rowlandson.
Edited with an Introduction, by Amy Schragerhang." Journeys in New Worlds: Early American
Women's Narratives. Madison: The U of Wisconsin P, 1990. 11-65.
- Lougheed, Pamela. "'Then Began He to Rant and Threaten': Indian Malice and Individual
Liberty in Mary Rowlandson's Captivity Narrative." American Literature 74.2 (June 2002): 287-313.
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Please, visit these sites for further information:
   - On Colonial America: http://www.sageamericanhistory.net/colonial/index.html
   - By Mary Rowlandson: http://csivc.csi.cuny.edu/history/files/lavender/rowlandson.html
   - On Mary Rowlandson: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~wdlloyd/mary_rowlandson.htm
 
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