DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA Y ALEMANA
Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2020-2021
 

 
 

Syllabus

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.
 

Bibliography
 


 


6. Cultural Hedonism in the 1950s: E.E. Cummings. 
   - Texts: “Old Age Sticks.” 

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
    - Real World and Ideal World.
    - Growth in E.E. Cummings' Poetry.
    - The Other: Integration and the Uses of Becoming.
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 All these  bibliographical references can be  found at the Universidad de 
La Laguna Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- Cohen, Milton A. Poet and Painter: The Aesthetics of E.E. Cummings's Early Work.
                Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1987.
- Kidder, Rushworth M. E.E. Cummings: An Introduction to the Poetry.
                New York: Columbia UP, 1979.
- Triem, Eve. E.E. Cummings. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1969.

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Please, visit these sites for further information on E.E. Cummings: 

         - http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/156
 
       - https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/e-e-cummings 
 
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