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
 
 

 

2. Social Perception and Human Nature in Robert Frost’s Poetry
     - Text: “Mending Wall.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
   - Themes in Robert Frost’s Poetry. 
   - Social Perception and Nature in Robert Frost’s Poetry
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All these bibliographical references can fnd at the Universidad de La Laguna Central 
Library, Guajara Campus:

- Cox, James M., ed. Robert Frost. A Collection of Critical Essays.
        Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1962.
- Kemp, John C. Robert Frost and New England.
        Princeton: Princeton UP, 1979.
- Mikkelsen, Anne Marie. Tramp Culture and the Culture of Pan: Robert Frost’s Pastoral
       of Class Mobility.Pastoral, Pragmatism, and Twentieth-Century American Poetry.
       New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 39-65.
- Monteiro, George. History, Legend, and Regional Verse in Frost’s ‘Directive’.
        The New England Quarterly 75.2 (June 2002): 286-294.
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Recommended Robert Frost Web Sites:

http://www.ketzle.com/frost/
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/192
 
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