Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2020-2021



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.



6. The 1950s Consciousness. Flannery O’Connor.
 - Text: “A Good Man Is Hard To Find.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
  - Flannery O’Connor’s Narrative Style 
  - The Grotesque in Flannery O’Connor 
  - Redemption of Man in Flannery O’Connor’s Literary Work 
   - Misfit and Anti-hero in “A Good Man Is Hard To Find.” 
All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna
    Central Library (Guajara Campus):

- Boren, Mark Edelman. “Flannery O’Connor, Laughter, and the World Made Flesh.”
    Studies in American Fiction 26.1 (Spring 1998): 115-128.
- Fowler, Doreen. "Flannery O'Connor's Productive Violence."
    Arizona Quarterly 67.2 (Summer 2011): 127-154.
- Hyman, Stanley Edgar. Flannery O’Connor. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1966. 
- Westarp, Karl H. and Jan Norby Gretlund. Realist of Distances: Flannery O’Connor
    Revisited. Aarhus: Aarhus UP, 1987.

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