DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
Y ALEMANA
Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2016-2017


 
 

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Syllabus

1. Modern American Literature: An Appreciation.
2. Social Perception and Human Nature in Robert Frost’s Poetry.
3. Realism, World War I, and Dramatic Monologues: T.S. Eliot. 
4. Southern Social History in William Faulkner’s Fiction.
5. Ernest Hemingway’s Textuality and Social Issues. 
6. The 1950s Consciousness: Flannery O’Connor.
7. Realism, Objectivism, and Visualization: Marianne Moore.
8. Physical Realism and Spiritual World: Theodore Roethke.
9. Black Mountain Poetry: Robert Creeley.
10. Confessionalism: Sylvia Plath. 
11. Beat Poetry: Gary Snyder.
12. New Social American Drama. Tennessee Williams.
13. Avant-Pop Fiction and Cyberpunk Fiction: Kathy Acker.
14. Recent American Poetry: Ron Silliman.

Bibliography
 
 



 

2. Social Perception and Human Nature in Robert Frost’s Poetry 
     - Text: “Mending Wall.” 

For discussion in class:
   - Themes in Robert Frost’s Poetry. 
   - Social Perception and Nature in Robert Frost’s Poetry
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Some related bibliography at the Universidad de La Laguna Central  Library, Guajara Campus:

- Cox, James M., ed. Robert Frost: A Collection of Critical Essays.
        Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1962.
- Kemp, John C. Robert Frost and New England.
        Princeton: Princeton UP, 1979.
- Mikkelsen, Anne Marie. Tramp Culture and the Culture of Pan: Robert Frost’s Pastoral
       of Class Mobility.Pastoral, Pragmatism, and Twentieth-Century American Poetry.
       New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 39-65.
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Recommended Robert Frost Web Sites:

http://www.ketzle.com/frost/
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/192
 
 

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