DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
Y ALEMANA
Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2019-2020
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Syllabus

1.Modern American Literature: An Appreciation.
2. Social Perception and Human Nature in Robert Frost’s Poetry.
3. Allusive Methods and Dramatic Monologues in T.S. Eliot's Realism
4. Southern Social History in William Faulkner’s Fiction.
5. Ernest Hemingway's Textuality and Reality
6. The 1950s Consciousness in Flannery O’Connor
7. Realism, Objectivism, and Visualization
in Marianne Moore.
8. Physical and Social Urges in Theodore Roethke.
9. Black Mountain Poetry and  Robert Creeley.
10. Confessionalism  in the 1950s America and  Sylvia Plath
11.The Beat Generation and  Gary Snyder.
12. New Social American Drama and Tennessee Williams
13. Avant-Pop, Cyberpunk Fiction, and Kathy Acker.
14. Recent American Poetry and  Ron Silliman.

General Bibliography
 
 

 

13. Avant-Pop, Cyberpunk Fiction and Kathy Acker.
    Text: Some excerpts from  “Don Quixote.”
 

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
    - Cyberpunk and the Corporate Power
    - Don Quixote as Disjunctive strategy

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All these bibliographical references can found at the ULL Central Library, Guajara Campus): 

- Henderson, Margaret. “Kathy Is a Punk Writer: When the Underground Goes Overground.”
     Critique 55.5 (2014): 536 550.
- June, Pamela B. The Fragmented Female Body and Identity: The Postmodern, Feminist,
     and Multiethnic Writings of Toni Morrison, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Phyllis Alesia Perry,
    Gayl Jones, Emma Pérez, Paula Gunn Allen, and Kathy Acker. New York: Peter Lang, 2010.
- McCaffery, Larry ed. Storming the Reality Studio: A Casebook of Cyberpunk and
        Postmodern Science Fiction. Durham: Duke UP, 1991.
- “Special Section on Kathy  Acker.” The Review of Contemporary Fiction 9.3 (Fall 1989): 12-80. 
- Skelley, Jack. More Fear of Kathy Acker. Los Angeles: Illuminati, 1985.

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Recommended web sites on Kathy Acker: 

http://www.levity.com/corduroy/acker.htm
 
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