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
 
 

 


3. Realism and Studies of Life. Ernest Hemingway
         - Text: The Old Man and the Sea.

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
   - Themes, Characters, and Style in Hemingway’s Fiction. 
   - Chief Concepts in Hemingway’s Literary Work. 
   - Man’s Individual Values in The Old Man and the Sea.
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All these bibliographical references can fnd at the Universidad de La Laguna Central 
   Library, Guajara Campus:
- Baker, Carlos. Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969.
- Griffin, Peter. Along with Youth: Hemingway. The Early Years. New York: Oxford UP, 1985.
- Holcomb, Gary Edward, and Charles Scruggs. "Hemingway and the Black Renaissance." 
   Arizona Quarterly 67.4 (Winter 2011): 111-133.
- Lee, A. Robert. Ernest Hemingway: New Critical Essays. London: Vision and Barnes & Noble, 1983.
- Weeks, Robert P. Hemingway: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1962. 
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Please, visit these sites for further information on Ernest Hemingway: 

http://www.hemingwaysociety.org/ 
https://www.ernesthemingwaycollection.com/
 
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