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
 
 

 

9. Black Mountain Poetry and Robert Creeley.
- Texts:  “I Know a Man,” and “Le Fou.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
      - Projective Verse
      - Robert Creeley’s Friendly Social America.
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All these bibliographical references can found at the Universidad de La Laguna 
Central Library, Guajara Campus:

- Bernstein, Charles. Robert Creeley: Hero of the Local. Pitch of Poetry. Chicago:
       The U of Chicago P, 2016. 131-136.
- Foster, Edward Halsey. Understanding the Black Mountain Poets. Columbia:
        U of South Carolina P, 1995.
- Faas, Ekbert. Robert Creeley: A Biography. Hanover: UP of New England, 2001.
- Howard, Richard. Robert Creeley.Alone with America. New Yorl: Atheneum, 1980. 84-93.
- Power, Kevin. Robert Creeley.Una poética activa. Madrid: Editora Nacional, 1978.117-138.
- Wilson, John. Robert Creeley’s Life and Work. Ann Arbor: The U of Michigan P, 1987.

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Please, visit these sites for further information on William Faulkner:

http://maps-legacy.org/poets/a_f/creeley/creeley.htm
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/robert-creeley
 
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