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

 

AMERICAN RENAISSANCE

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

  - Text: "The Minister's Black Veil." 

Subject of discussion  in class:
   - Hawthorne’s Narrative Method.
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All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna 
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- Crowley, J. Donald. Hawthorne: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul,
1970.
- Goldman, Eric. "Explaining Mental Illness: Theology and Pathology in Nathaniel Hawthorne's 
Short Fiction." Nineteenth-century Literature 59.1 (June 2004): 27-52.
- Kaul, A.N., ed. Hawthorne: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice 
Hall, 1966.
- Wineapple, Brenda. Hawthorne: A Life. New York: Random House, 2003.
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Please, visit these sites for further information:
- http://ibiblio.org/eldritch/nh/hawthorne.html
- http://www.hawthorneinsalem.org/Introduction.html
 
 
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