Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2018-2019




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.




6. Cultural Hedonism in the 1950s: E.E. Cummings. 
   - Texts: “Old Age Sticks,” “Buffalo Bill’s,” and “When You Are Silent, Shining Host by Guest.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
    - Real World and Ideal World.
    - Growth in E.E. Cummings' Poetry.
    - The Other: Integration and the Uses of Becoming.
 All these  bibliographical references can be  found at the Universidad de 
La Laguna Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- Cohen, Milton A. Poet and Painter: The Aesthetics of E.E. Cummings's Early Work.
                Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1987.
- Kidder, Rushworth M. E.E. Cummings: An Introduction to the Poetry.
                New York: Columbia UP, 1979.
- Triem, Eve. E.E. Cummings. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1969.

Please, visit these sites for further information on E.E. Cummings: 
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