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
 
 

 

4. Reality in Wallace Stevens.
         - Texts:  “Loneliness in New Jersey” and “Sunday Evening.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
    - Supreme Fiction, Reality and Imagination in Wallace Stevens.
    - Some Themes in Stevens's Poetry.
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All these bibliographical references can fnd at the Universidad de La Laguna Central 
   Library, Guajara Campus:
- Beehler, Michael. T.S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens and the Discourse of Difference. Baton Rouge:
     Lousiana State UP, 1987.
- DuBois, Andrew, and Frank Lentricchia. "Wallace Stevens." The Cambridge History of American
     Literature. Vol. 5. Ed. Sacvan Bercovitch. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003. 60-96.
- Gelpi, Albert ed. Wallace Stevens: The Poetics of Modernism. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1985.
- Kotin, Joshua. "Wallace Stevens's Point of View." PMLA 130.1 (January 2015): 54-68.
- Mills, Ralph J., Jr. "Wallace Stevens: The Image of the Rock." Essays on Poetry. Normal:
     Dalkey Archive, 2003. 40-54.
- Vendler, Helen. "Wallace Stevens." The Columbia History of American Poetry. Ed. Jay Parini.
     New York: Columbia UP, 1993. 370-394.
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Please, visit these sites for further information on Wallace Stevens:: 

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/wallace-stevens
https://poets.org/poet/wallace-stevens

 
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