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
 
 

 

10.- Walt Whitman. 

Subject of discussion to be presented in class:
   - Whitman’s Impulse to Write: Democracy.
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All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna 
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- Clarke, Graham. Walt Whitman. The Poem as Private History. North Common Chailey: 
Vision, 1991.
- Pease, Donald. "Walt Whitman." The Columbia History of American Poetry. Ed. Jay Parini.
New York: Columbia UP, 1993. 148-171.
- Snediker, Michael. "Whitman on the Verge: Or the Desires of Solitude." Arizona Quarterly
61.3 (Autumn 2005): 27-56.
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Please, visit these sites for further information:
- http://www.whitmanarchive.org/
- http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/126
 
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