DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA Y ALEMANA
Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social
y Generación Beat

Session 2021-2022

 

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Syllabus
1. Modern American Literature 
2.Twentieth-Century Realism
3. Progressive Criticism
4. The Depression Years 
5. Chicago Renaissance
6. Cultural Hedonism in the 1950s
7. Psychology and Realism in the 1950s
8. Black Mountain Poetry
9. The Beat Generation
10. Realism: American Drama
11. Late Twentieth-Century Fiction
12. Late Twentieth-Century Poetry
General Bibliography
 
 

 

5. Chicago Renaissance: Sherwood Anderson.
   - Texts : “Hands” and "Death in the Woods."

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
    - Recollections of Life in Sherwood Anderson's Fiction.
    - Determinism and Sources of Conduct in Anderson's Stories.
    - Frame and Chronological Order in "Hands."
    - Enlarged Consciousness of the Human Condition: "Death in the Woods."

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All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna Central Library
(Guajara Campus):
- Burbank, Rex.  Sherwood Anderson. New Haven: College & UP, 1964.
- Crowley, John W. New Essays on Winesburg, Ohio. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990.
- Townsend, Kim. Sherwood Anderson: A Biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987.
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Please, visit this site for further information on the Chicago Renaissance:
 - http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/257.html

On Sherwood Anderson:
 - http://websites.umich.edu/~eng217/student_projects/anderson/biography.htm


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