DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA Y ALEMANA
Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2020-2021

 
 

Syllabus

1. Modern American Literature: An Appreciation.
2. Social Perception and Human Nature: William Faulkner.
3. Allusive Methods and Dramatic Monologues in Realism: Ernest Hemingway:
4. Social History in American Fiction: Langston Hughes.
5. Textuality and Reality: Wallace Stevens.
6. The 1950s Realist Consciousness: Bernard Malamud.
7. Realism, Objectivism, and Visualization: E.E. Cummings.
8. Social Urges in Mid-century America: Flannery O'Connor.
9. Black Mountain Poetry: Charles Olson.
10. Confessionalism  in America: Anne Sexton.
11. Beat Poetry: Allen Ginsberg.
12. New Social American Drama: Edward Albee.
13. Post-Realism: Donald Barthelme.
14. New Social Issues and in Recent American Poetry: Charles Bernstein.
 

Bibliography
 
 

 

SYLLABUS

1. Modern American Literature: An Appreciation.
2. Social Perception and Human Nature:  William Faulkner:
 - Text:  “That Evening Sun.” 
3. Allusive Methods and Dramatic Monologues in Realism: Ernest Hemingway:
 - Text: The Old Man and the Sea. 
4. Social History in American Fiction: Langston Hughes:
      - Text: “Ways & Means.” 
5. Textuality and Reality:  Wallace Stevens. 
         “Loneliness in New Jersey” and “Sunday Evening.”
6. The 1950s Realist Consciousness:  Bernard Malamud: 
        - Text: The Assistant. 
7. Realism, Objectivism, and Visualization:  E.E. Cummings:
 -Text: “Old Age Sticks.”
8. Social Urges in Mid-century America:  Flannery O'Connor:
       - Text: “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.”
9. Black Mountain Poetry:  Charles Olson:
 -Text: “Projective Verse” and Some Excerpts from The Maximus Poems.
10. Confessionalism  in America: Anne Sexton: 
 - Text: “All My Pretty Ones.” 
11. Beat Poetry:  Allen Ginsberg:
      - Text: 's “Howl.” 
12. New Social American Drama:  Edward Albee:
 - Text:  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 
13. Post-Realism:  Donald Barthelme.
      - Text: “The Explanation.” 
14. New Social Issues and in Recent American Poetry: Charles Bernstein:
     -  Text: “Artifice of Absorption.”
 
 
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