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


4. Southern Social History in William Faulkner’s Fiction.
- Text: “A Rose for Emily.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
 - Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County. 
 - Characters and Cultural Patterns in Faulkner’s Fiction. 
 - Narrators and Technique in Faulkner’s Texts.
  - Southern Social Approaches in “A Rose for Emily.”
All these bibliographical references can found at the Universidad de La Laguna Central Library,
Guajara Campus:

- Bloom, Harold, ed. William Faulkner. New York: Chelsea House, 1986. 
- Cox, Leland H. William Faulkner: A Critical Collection. Detroit: Gale Research, 1982. 
- Kim, Heidi Kathleen. The Foreigner in Yoknapatawpha: Rethinking Race in Faulkner’s
      ‘Global South’.Philological Quarterly 90.2 3 (Spring 2011): 199 228.
- Lee, Robert A. William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Fiction. London:Vision, 1990. 
- Minter, David. William Faulkner: His Life and Work. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 1980. 
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