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
 
 

 

GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Basic Bibliograhy:
- Cunliffe, Marcus. The Literature of the United States. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1986.
- Elliot, Emory, ed.. The Columbia Literary History of the United States. New York: Columbia UP, 1988.
- Gibert, Teresa. American Literature to 1900. Madrid: Editorial Universitaria Ramón Areces, 2001. 
- Ruland, Richard, and Malcolm Bradbury. From Puritanism to Postmodernism. A History of American Literature.
New York: Penguin, 1991.
- Walker, Marshall. The Literature of the United States of America- London: Macmillan, 1988.

Supplementary Bibliography:
- Baym, Nina et al., eds. The Norton Anthology of American Literature. New York: Norton, 2003.
- Bercovitch, Sacvan, ed. The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume I (1590-1820).
Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994.
- Bercovitch, Sacvan, ed. The Cambridge History of American Literature. Volume II (Prose Writing 1820-1865).
Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.
- High, Peter. An Outline of American Literature. London: Longman, 1986.
- Jones, Peter.  An Introduction to 50 American Poets. London: Pan, 1979.

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