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
 
 



 

7. Realism, Objectivism, and Visualization: Marianne Moore. 
 - Text: “Nine Nectarines.” 

For discussion in class:
  - Moore’s Impressionistic World of the Imagination.
  - Objectivity in Moore’s Images.
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Some related bibliography at the Universidad de La Laguna Central  Library, Guajara Campus:

- Cecire, Natalia. Marianne Moore’s Precision. Arizona Quarterly 67.4 (Winter 2011): 83-110.
- Gregory, Elizabeth, ed. The Critical Response to Marianne Moore. Westport: Praeger, 2003.
- Hedley, Jane, Nick Halpern, and Willard Spiegelman, eds. In the Frame: Womens Ekphrastic
   Poetry from Marianne Moore to Susan Wheeler. Newark: U of Delaware P, 2009.
- Miller, Cristanne. Cultures of Modernism: Marianne Moore, Mina Loy and Else
     Lasker-Schüler.  Ann Arbor: The U of Michigan P, 2005.
- Patricia C. Willis, ed. Marianne Moore: Woman and Poet. Orono: National Poetry
      Foundation, 1990.

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Recommended Marianne Moore Web Sites 

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/m_r/moore/moore.htm
https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/marianne-moore
 

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