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
 
 

 

LITERARY CULTURE IN THE COLONIES

           MARY ROWLANDSON

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

Subjects of discussion 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: https://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/rowlandson.htm
 
 
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