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
  


 


 

7. Psychological Writing in the 1950s: Katherine Anne Porter . 
   - Text: "Flowering Judas.".

 Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
    - Psychology and Art in Katherine A. Porter.
    - Frustration and Social Need in Katherine Anne Porter.
    - Social Sensiblity in "Flowering Judas."
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 All these  bibliographical references can be  found at the Universidad de 
La Laguna Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- Erdim, Esim. "The Ring or the Dove: The New Woman in Katherine Anne Porter's
        Fiction." Women and War: The Changing Status of American Women from the 1930s
        to the 1950s. New York: Berg, 1990. 51-68.
-  Liberman, M.M. Katherine Anne Porter's Fiction. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1971.
- Page, Philip. "Katherine Anne Porter's Early Stories: Successful Narrators and
        Unsuccessful Characters." The University of Mississippi Studies in English 11-12
        (1993-1995): 243-258
- Plimpton, George. "Katherine Anne Porter." Writers at Work: The Paris Review
        Interviews. Middlesex: Penguin, 1977. 137-163.
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Please, visit this site for further information on Katherine Anne Porter: 

- https://lib.guides.umd.edu/c.php?g=327164&p=2195383
- https://www.literaryladiesguide.com/author-biography/porter-katherine-anne/

 
 
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