Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2023-2024





1. Modern American Literature: An Appreciation.
2.  Southern Social History in William Faulkner’s Fiction.
3. Ernest Hemingway’s Textuality and Social Issues.
4. Reality in Wallace Stevens. 
5. Afro-American Appeals: Langston Hughes.
6. Cultural Hedonism: E.E. Cummings.
7. The 1950s Consciousness: Flannery O'Connor.
8. Jewishness in the 1950s: Bernard Malamud.
9. Black  Mountain Poetry.

10. The Beat Generation: An Approach.
11. Confessionalism: Anne Sexton.
12.  New Social American Drama: Edward Albee.
13.Postmodernism in America: Donald Barthelme.
14. Recent American Poetry: Charles Bernstein.



2. Southern Social History in William Faulkner’s Fiction.
- Texts: “That Evening Sun.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
 - Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County. 
 - Characters and Cultural Patterns in Faulkner’s Fiction. 
 - Narrators and Technique in Faulkner’s Texts.
  - Southern Social Approaches in “That Evening Sun.”
All these bibliographical references can found at the Universidad de La Laguna Central Library,
Guajara Campus:

- Bloom, Harold, ed. William Faulkner. New York: Chelsea House, 1986. 
- Cox, Leland H. William Faulkner: A Critical Collection. Detroit: Gale Research, 1982. 
- Kim, Heidi Kathleen. “The Foreigner in Yoknapatawpha: Rethinking Race in Faulkner’s
      ‘Global South’.”Philological Quarterly 90.2 3 (Spring 2011): 199 228.
- Lee, Robert A. William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Fiction. London:Vision, 1990. 
- Minter, David. William Faulkner: His Life and Work. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 1980. 
- Parini, Jay. "Through Fire and Flood: Faulkner's Best Fiction Emerged from His Willingness
to Face Crises." The American Scholar 79.1 (Winter 2010): 115 117.
Please, visit these sites for further information on William Faulkner:

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