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
 
 

 

5. Ernest Hemingway’s Textuality and Reality.
  - Texts: The Sun Also Rises and “A Clean Well-Lighted Place.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
   - Themes, Characters, and Style in Hemingway’s Fiction. 
   - Chief Concepts in Hemingway’s Literary Work. 
   - The Lost Genration in The Sun Also Rises
   - Evocative Realism in “A Clean Well-Lighted Place.”
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All these bibliographical references can fnd at the Universidad de La Laguna Central 
Library, Guajara Campus:

- Baker, Carlos. Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969.
- Griffin, Peter. Along with Youth: Hemingway. The Early Years. New York: Oxford UP, 1985.
- Lee, A. Robert. Ernest Hemingway: New Critical Essays. London: Vision and Barnes
    & Noble, 1983.
- Rohy, Valerie.  “Hemingway, Literalism, and Transgender Reading.” Twentieth-Century
    Literature 57.2 (Summer 2011): 148 179.
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Please, visit these sites for further information on Ernest Hemingway:

https://www.ernesthemingwaycollection.com/
http://www.hemingwaysociety.org/
 
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