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
 
 

 

12.  Recent American Poetry and Poetics
         Text: Chaarles Bernstein's "Aritifice of Absorption."

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
     - Theoretical Sources in  Language Poets.
     - Charles Bernstein's Prolific Career.. 
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All these bibliographical references can found at the ULL CentralLibrary,
    Guajara Campus):

       - On Language Poetry: 
Ashton, Jennifer. "Our Bodies, Our Poems." American Literary History 19.1 (Spring 2007): 211 231.
- Godden, Richard. "Labor, Language, and Finance Capital." PMLA 126.2 (March 2011): 412-421.
- Perelman, Bob. "Write the Power: Orthography and Community." The Marginalization
    of Poetry.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1996. 79-95.

        - On Charles Bernstein;
- Cummings, Allison M., and Rocco Marinaccio. "An Interview with Charles Bernstein."
     Contemporary Literature 41.1 (Spring 2000): 1-21.
- Naylor, Paul. "(Mis)Characterizing Charlie: Language and the Self in the Poetry
     and Poetics of Charles Bernstein."  Sagetrieb 14.3 (Winter 1995): 119-138.
- Rasula, Jed. "On Charles Bernstein." The American Poetry Wax Museum.
      Albany: SUNY at Buffalo, 1996. 394-406.
- Reinfeld, Linda. "Bernstein's Pharmacy." Language Poetry. Writing as Rescue
    Baton Rouge: Lousiana State UP, 1992. 50-85.

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Recommended web sites:

On Language Poetry:: 
https://poets.org/text/brief-guide-language-poetry

On Charles Bernstein:
https://poets.org/poet/charles-bernstein
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/charles-bernstein

 
 
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