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
 
 



 

3. Realism, World War I, and Dramatic Monologues: T.S. Eliot. 
     - Text: “The Burial of the Dead” from The Waste Land

For discussion in class:
        -  Eliot’s View of the World.
        -  Experimentation in T.S. Eliot’s poetry.
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Some related bibliography at the Universidad de La Laguna Central  Library, Guajara Campus:

 - Bedient, Calvin. He Do the Police in Different Voices: The Waste Land and Its Protagonists.
            Chicago: The U of Chicago P, 1986.
- Box, C.B. and Arnold P. Hinchlife. T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land. London: Macmillan, 1968.
- Kenner, Hugh. The Invisible Poet: T.S. Eliot. London: Methuen, 1965.
- McLuhan, Marshall. Eliot and the Manichean Myth as Poetry.” 
         Renascence 64.1 (Fall 2011): 125-134.
- Plimpton, George. T.S. Eliot.Writers at Work. The Paris Review Interviews. Middlesex:
            Penguin, 1977.  89-110.
- Williamson, George. A Readers Guide to T.S. Eliot: A Poem-by-Poem Analysis.
            London: Thames & Hudson, 1967.
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  Recommended T.S. Eliot web sites:

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/eliot/eliot.htm
https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/t-s-eliot
 

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