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
 
 

 

            NEW AMERICAN VERSE IN THE 19TH CENTURY

                                  EMILY DICKINSON

Subject of discussion  in class:
   - Influential Roles in Dickinsonís Life.
   - Dickinsonís Poetic Craft.
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All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna 
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- Bianchi, Martha D. Emily Dickinson: Face to Face. Archon, 1970.
- Bingham, Millicent T. Ancestors Brocades: The Literary Discovery of Emily Dickinson.
The Editing and Publication of Her Letters and Poems. New York: Dover, 1967.
- Borus, Audrey. A Student's Guide to Emily Dickinson. Berkeley Heights: Enslow, 2005.
- Deppman, Jed. Trying to Think with Emily Dickinson. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P,
2008. 
- Gardner, Thomas. A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson. Oxford:
Oxford UP, 2006.
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Please, visit these sites for further information:
- http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/dickinson.htm
- http://hcl.harvard.edu/libraries/houghton/collections/modern/dickinson.cfm
 
 
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