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
 
 



 

GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Bradbury, Malcolm. The Modern American Novel. New York: Viking, 1992.
- Breslin, James E. B. From Modern to Contemporary American Poetry 1945-1965. Chicago: 
   The U of Chicago P, 1984.
- Brito, Manuel. "The Making of Contemporary American Fiction." Revista Canaria
    de Estudios Ingleses 39 (Noviembre 1999).
- Brito, Manuel. Means Matter. Bern: Peter Lang, 2011.
- Elliott, Emory. The Columbia History of the American Novel. New York: Columbia UP, 1991.
- Ford, Boris. The Pelican Guide to English Literature: American Literature. [vol. 9] 
    Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1989.
- Nelson, Cary. Repression and Recovery: Modern American Poetry and the Politics
    of Cultural Memory,  1910-1945. Madison: The U of Wisconsin P, 1989.
 
 

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