Fundamentos de la Literatura Norteamericana
Session 2022-2023


1. Literary Culture in the Colonies.
  - Mary Rowlandson.
2. The Puritan Background: Writings.
   - Anne Bradstreet.
3. Revolution and the Republic.
   - Philip Freneau.
   - Benjamin Franklin.
4. The Early Prominence of American Literature:
    - Washington Irving.
    - James Fenimore.
    - Edgar Allan Poe.
5. The American Renaissance.
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson.
    -  Henry David Thoreau..
    - Nathaniel Hawthorne.
    - Herman Melville.
6. New American Verse in the 19th Century.
    - Emily Dickinson.
    - Walt Whitman.
7. Late 19th-Century American Fiction.
    - Mark Twain.
    . Kate Chopin.

General Bibliography


                           AMERICAN RENAISSANCE 

                                 HERMAN MELVILLE

Subjects of discussion  in class:
   - Meville’s Biographical Facts.
   - Melville’s Documentary Method.
All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna 
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- Bickman, Martin, ed. Approaches to Teaching Melville's Moby Dick. New York: MLA, 1985
- Bryant, John, ed. A Companion to Melville Studies. New York: Greenwood, 1986..
- Chai, Leon. "Moby-Dick and Symbolism." The Romantic Foundations of American
Renaissance. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1987. 74-87.
- Delbanco, Andrew. Melville: His World and Work. London: Picador, 2005.
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