1. Literary Culture in the
2. Puritan Writings and
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
|3.- Revolution and the Republic: Benjamin
Franklin and Philip Freneau
Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
- Enlightenment in 18th-century America.
- American Statesmen-Philosophers.
All these bibliographical references can be found
at the Universidad de La Laguna
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- On American Independence and Revolution
- Ferguson, Robert A. "What Is Englihtenment? Some
American Literary History 1.2 (Summer 1989):
- Schwarzmantel, John. The Age of Ideologies: Political
Ideologies from the American
Revolution to Postmodern Times. New York: New
York UP, 1998.
- On Benjamin Franklin:
- Lemay, J.A. Leo, ed. The Life of Benjamin Franklin.
2 vols. Philadelphia:
The U of Pennsylvania P, 2006.
- Osborne. Jeff. "Benjamin Franklin and the Rhetoric
of Virtuous Self-Fashioning in Eighteenth-
Century America." Literature and History 17.2
(Autumn 2008): 14-30.
- On Philip Freneau:
- Lang, Hans Joachim."The Rising Glory of America
and the Falling Price of Intellect:
The Careers of Brackenridge and Freneau." The Transit
of Civilization from Europe
to America. Ed. Herget, Winfried and Karl Ortseifen.Tubingen:
Gunter Narr Verlag, 1986.
- Lukasik, Christopher J. "The Face of the Public."
Early American Literature 39.3 (2004):
Please, visit these sites for further information:
- On American Indepndence and Revolution:
- On Benjamin Franklin: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/franklin-home.html
- On Philip Freneau: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/philip-freneau
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