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
 
 

 

2. Southern Social History in William Faulkner’s Fiction.
- Texts: “That Evening Sun.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
 - Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County. 
 - Characters and Cultural Patterns in Faulkner’s Fiction. 
 - Narrators and Technique in Faulkner’s Texts.
  - Southern Social Approaches in “That Evening Sun.”
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All these bibliographical references can found at the Universidad de La Laguna
Central Library,
Guajara Campus:

- Bloom, Harold, ed. William Faulkner. New York: Chelsea House, 1986. 
- Cox, Leland H. William Faulkner: A Critical Collection. Detroit: Gale Research, 1982. 
- Kim, Heidi Kathleen. “The Foreigner in Yoknapatawpha: Rethinking Race in Faulkner’s
      ‘Global South’.”Philological Quarterly 90.2 3 (Spring 2011): 199 228.
- Lee, Robert A. William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Fiction. London:Vision, 1990. 
- Minter, David. William Faulkner: His Life and Work. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP,
1980. 
- Parini, Jay. "Through Fire and Flood: Faulkner's Best Fiction Emerged from His
Willingness to Face Crises." The American Scholar 79.1 (Winter 2010): 115 117.
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Please, visit these sites for further information on William Faulkner:

http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/~egjbp/faulkner/faulkner.html 
http://faulknersociety.com/
 
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