DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA INGLESA Y ALEMANA
Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2021-2022

 

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Syllabus
1. Modern American Literature 
2.Twentieth-Century Realism
3. Progressive Criticism 
4. The Depression Years
5. Chicago Renaissance

6. Cultural Hedonism in the 1950s
7. Psychology and Realism in the 1950s
8. Black Mountain Poetry
9. The Beat Generation
10. Realism: American Drama
11. Late Twentieth-Century Fiction
12. Late Twentieth-Century Poetry
General Bibliography

 

11. Late Twntieth-Century Fiction: Paul Auster.
   - Text: "City of Glass."

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
Discussion for class: 
  - The Achievement of Paul Auster's Fiction
   - Auster's protagonists and the anti-detective genre
   - Logocentrism and authority in "City of Glass."
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All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna Central Library
(Guajara Campus): 
Critique 39.3 (Spring 1998). "Special Issue on Paul Auster."
- Little, William G. "Nothing To Go On:: Paul Auster's City of Glass." Contemporary Literature 38.1 (Spring
            1997): 133-163.
-  McCaffery, Larry & Sinda Gregory. "An Interview with Paul Auster." Contemporary Literature 33.1 (Spring
            1992): 1-23.
- Barone, Dennis. Beyond the Red Notebook: Essays on Paul Auster. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1995.
- Nealon, Jeffrey T. "Work of the Detective, Work of the Writer: Paul Auster's City of Glass." Modern Fiction
            Studies 42.1 (Spring 1996): 91-110.
- Zilcosky, John. "The Revenge of the Author: Paul Auster's Challenge to Theory." Critique  39.3 (Spring 1998):
            195-206.
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Please, visit these sites for further information on Paul Auster: 
 - http://www.stuartpilkington.co.uk/paulauster/body.htm
 -https://journals.openedition.org/lisa/11367

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