DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA Y ALEMANA
Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2017-2018

 
 

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Syllabus

1. Modern American Literature: An Appreciation.
2.  Southern Social History in William Faulkner’s Fiction.
3. Ernest Hemingway’s Textuality and Social Issues.
4. Reality in Wallace Stevens. 
5. Afro-American Appeals: Langston Hughes.
6. The 1950s Consciousness: Flannery O'Connor.
7. Jewishness in the 1950s: Bernard Malamud.
8. The Beat Generation: An Approach.
9. Confessionalism: Anne Sexton.
10.  New Social American Drama: Edward Albee.
11.Postmodernism in America: Donald Barthelme.
12. Recent American Poetry: Charles Bernstein.

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SYLLABUS

1. Modern American Literature: An Appreciation
2. Southern History, Narrative Method in William Faulkner.
     - Text:  "That Evening Sun."
3. Realism and Studies of Life. Ernest Hemingway
      - Text: The Old Man and the Sea.
4. Reality in Wallace Stevens.
      - Texts: “Loneliness in New Jersey” and “Sunday Evening.”
5. Afro-American Appeals: Langston Hughes.
     - Text: "Ways & Means."
6. The 1950s Consciousness: Flannery O'Connor.
      - Text: "A Good Man Is Hard to Find."
7. Jewishness in the 1950s: Bernard Malamud. 
       - Text: The Assistant.
8. Confessionalism: Anne Sexton. 
     - Text: “All My Pretty Ones.” 
9. The Beat Generation: An Approach.
     - Text: Allen Ginsberg's "Howl."
10.  New Social American Drama. Edward Albee.
      - Text:  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
11. Postmodernism in America: Donald Barthelme.
     - Texts: "The Explanation" and “The Indian Uprising.”
12. Recent American Poetic Tendencies.
     -  Text: : Charles Bersntein's “Artifice of Absorption.”
 
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