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
 
 

 

14. Recent American Poetry and Ron Silliman.
    -  Text: Some excerpts from Tjanting.

Subjects of discussion in class:
   - Ron Silliman: Between Social Conerns and Expperimentalism. 
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All these bibliographical references can be found at ULL Central Library,
Guajara Campus: 

- Davidson, Michael. “After Sentence, Sentence.” (On Ron Silliman’s Tjanting
    The American Book Review 4.6 (Sept-Oct 1982): 3.
- Friedlander, Benjamin. “Ron Silliman.” Simulcast: Four Experiments in Criticism.
    Tuscaloosa: The U of Alabama P, 2004. 238-240.
- Huntsperger, David W. Procedural Form in Postmodern American Poetry:
Berrigan, Antin, Silliman,and Hejinian. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
- Silliman, Ron. “‘As to Violin Music’: Time in the Longpoem.” Multiformalisms:
Postmodern Poetics of Form. Ed. Annie Finch and Susan M. Schultz. Cincinnati:
Textos, 2008. 141-180. 
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Recommended web sites for Ron Silliman: 

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/ron-silliman
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/396
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