Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2016-2017




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.



4. Southern Social History in William Faulkner’s Fiction. 
- Texts: “A Rose for Emily.” 

For discussion 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 “A Rose for Emily.”
Some related bibliography 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. 

Please, visit these sites for further information on William Faulkner:

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