1. Literary Culture in the
2. Puritan Writings and Life
3. Revolution and the Republic
4. Washingon Irving and
5. Edgar Allan Poe
7. Nathaniel Hawthorne
8. Herman Melville
9. Emily Dickinson
12. Kate Chopin
|4.- Washington Irving and James Fenimore
Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
- The Knickerbocker School.
- European Experience in Irving.
- James F. Cooper and Mythical America.
All these bibliographical references can be found at
the Universidad de La Laguna
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- On the Knickerbocker School:
- Elliott, Emory. "Washington Irving and the Knickerbocker
Group." The Columbia Literary
History of the United States. New York: Columbia
UP, 1988. 229-239.
- On Washington Irving:
- Antelyes, Peter. Tales of Adventurous Enterprise:
Washington Irving and the Poetics
of Western Expansion. New York: Columbia UP,
- Burstein, Andrew. The Original Knickerbocker:
The Life of Washington Irving.
New York: Basic, 2007.
- On James F. Cooper:
- Railton, Stephen. Fenimore Cooper. A Study of
His Life and Imagination. Princeton:
Princeton UP, 1978.
- Spiller, Robert E. James Fenimore Cooper.
Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1965.
Please, visit these sites for further information:
- On the Knickerbocker School: http://www.authorama.com/american-spirit-in-literature-5.html
- On Washington Irving: http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/irving.htm
- On James F. Cooper: http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap3/cooper.html
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