Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2020-2021



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.



9. Black Mountain Poetry: Charles Olson.. 
              -  Charles Olson.Text: “Projective Verse,” and some excerpts 
                  from The Maximus Poems

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
   - Poetics in the Blackmountaineer Poets. 
   - Charles Olson's View of Topos and History..
All these bibliographical references can be found at the ULL Central Library, Guajara Campus):
On Black Mountain Poetry:
- Dawson, Fielding. The Black Mountain Book. Rocky Mount: Wesleyan College P, 1991.
- Foster, Edward Halsey. Understanding the Black Mountain Poets. Columbia:
            U of South Carolina P, 1995.

On Charles Olson:
- Clark, Tom. Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life. New York: W.W. Norton, 1991.
- Halden-Sullivan, Judith. The Topology of Being:The Poetics of Charles Olson
            New York: Peter Lang, 1991.
- Rifkin, Libbie. Career Moves: Olson, Creeley, Zukofsky, Berrigan, and the American
           Avant-Garde. Madison: The U of Wisconsin P, 2000. 
- Recomended websites on Charles Olson:
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