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


7. Realism, Objectivism, and Visualization in Marianne Moore.
 - Text: “Nine Nectarines.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
  - Moore’s Impressionistic World of the Imagination.
  - Objectivity in Moore’s Images.
All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna
Central Library (Guajara Campus):

- Cecire, Natalia. Marianne Moore’s Precision. Arizona Quarterly 67.4 (Winter 2011): 83-110.
- Gregory, Elizabeth, ed. The Critical Response to Marianne Moore. Westport: Praeger, 2003.
- Hedley, Jane, Nick Halpern, and Willard Spiegelman, eds. In the Frame: Womens Ekphrastic
   Poetry from Marianne Moore to Susan Wheeler. Newark: U of Delaware P, 2009.
- Miller, Cristanne. Cultures of Modernism: Marianne Moore, Mina Loy and Else
     Lasker-Schüler.  Ann Arbor: The U of Michigan P, 2005.
- Patricia C. Willis, ed. Marianne Moore: Woman and Poet. Orono: National Poetry
      Foundation, 1990.

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