DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA Y ALEMANA

Fundamentos de la Literatura Norteamericana
Session 2016-2017


 

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Syllabus
1. Literary Culture in the Colonies
2. Puritan Writings and Life
3. Revolution and the Republic
4. Washingon Irving and J.F. Cooper
5. Edgar Allan Poe
6.T ranscendentalism
7. Nathaniel Hawthorne
8. Herman Melville
9. Emily Dickinson
10.Walt Whitman
11.Mark Twain
12. Kate Chopin
General Bibliography
 
 

 

2.- Puritan Writings and Life: Anne Bradstreet.

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
   -American Puritanism.
   - Religious Writings and Poetry.
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All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna 
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
     - On Puritanism:
- Elliott, Emory. "New England Puritan Literature." The Cambridge History of American
Literature. Vol. 1. Ed. Sacvan Bercovitch. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994. 169-306.
- McKenna, George. "An Holy and Blessed People: The Puritan Origins of American 
Patriotism." The Yale Review 90.3 (July 2002): 81-98.
   - On William Bradford:
- Donegan, Kathleen. "'As Dying, Yet Behold We Live': Catastrophe and Interiority
in Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation." Early American Literature 37.1 (2002): 9-37.
  - On Anne Bradstreet:
- Harvey, Tamara. "'New Sisters... Impart Your Usefulnes and Force': Anne Bradstreet's 
Feminist Functionalism." Early American Literature 35.1 (2000): 5-28.
 -Rosenmeier,  Rosamond R.  "The Wounds Upon Bathstheba: Anne Bradstreet's Prophetic
Art." Puritan Poets and Poetics. Ed. White, Peter. University Park: The Pennsylvania State
UP, 1985. 119-146.
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Please, visit these sites for further information:
   - On American Puritanism: http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap1/1intro.html
   - On William Bradford: http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/djw/williambradford.html
   - On Anne Brdastreet: http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap1/bradstreet.html
 
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