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
 
 

 

10.  New Social American Drama. Edward Albee.
              -  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
Discussion for class: 
     - Edward Albee’s Basic Development as Dramatist. 
     - Edward Albee Creating a Hero. 
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All these bibliographical references can found at the ULL CentralLibrary,
    Guajara Campus):

       - On American Drama: 
- “Mysterious Actions: New American Drama.” The South Atlantic Quarterly 99.2-3
    (Spring-Summer 2000). 
- Schroeder, Patricia R. “Legitimizing the Bastard Child: Two New Looks at American Drama.” 
    American Literary History 3.2 (Summer 1991): 420-427.

      - On Edward Albee: 
- Bigsby, C.W.E. Albee. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1969. 
- Cohn, Ruby. Edward Albee. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1969. 
- Luere, Jeanne “Terror and Violence in Edward Albee: From Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
    to Marriage Play.” South Central Review 7.1 (Spring 1990): 50-58. 
- Wasserman, Julian N. ed. Edward Albee: An Interview and Essays. Houston:
The U of St. Thomas, 1983.
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Recommended web sites on Edward Albee :

http://www.curtainup.com/albee.html
https://achievement.org/achiever/edward-albee/

 
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