Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2019-2020


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


3. Allusive Methods and Dramatic Monologues in T.S. Eliot's Realism..
     - Text: “The Burial of the Dead” from The Waste Land.

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
        -  Eliot’s View of the World.
        -  Experimentation in T.S. Eliot’s poetry.

 - Bedient, Calvin. He Do the Police in Different Voices: The Waste Land and Its Protagonists.
            Chicago: The U of Chicago P, 1986.
- Box, C.B. and Arnold P. Hinchlife. T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land. London: Macmillan, 1968.
- Kenner, Hugh. The Invisible Poet: T.S. Eliot. London: Methuen, 1965.
- McLuhan, Marshall. Eliot and the Manichean Myth as Poetry.
         Renascence 64.1 (Fall 2011): 125-134.
- Plimpton, George. T.S. Eliot.Writers at Work. The Paris Review Interviews. Middlesex:
            Penguin, 1977.  89-110.
- Williamson, George. A Readers Guide to T.S. Eliot: A Poem-by-Poem Analysis.
            London: Thames & Hudson, 1967.
  Recommended T.S. Eliot web sites:
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