Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2016-2017




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.



14. Recent American Poetry: Social Tendencies. Ron Silliman. 
    -  Text: Some excerpts from Tjanting

For discussion in class:
   - Ron Silliman: Between Social Concerns and Expperimentalism. 
Some related bibliography at the Universidad de La Laguna Central  Library, Guajara Campus:  

- Davidson, Michael. “After Sentence, Sentence.” (On Ron Silliman’s Tjanting
    The American Book Review 4.6 (Sept-Oct 1982): 3.
- Friedlander, Benjamin. “Ron Silliman.” Simulcast: Four Experiments in Criticism.
    Tuscaloosa: The U of Alabama P, 2004. 238-240.
- Huntsperger, David W. Procedural Form in Postmodern American Poetry: Berrigan, Antin,
     Silliman,and Hejinian. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
- Silliman, Ron. “‘As to Violin Music’: Time in the Longpoem.” Multiformalisms: Postmodern
    Poetics of Form. Ed. Annie Finch and Susan M. Schultz. Cincinnati: Textos, 2008. 141-180. 
Recommended web sites for Ron Silliman:

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