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.




7. The 1950s Consciousness. Flannery O’Connor.
 - Text: “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
  - Flannery O’Connor’s Narrative Style 
  - The Grotesque in Flannery O’Connor 
  - Redemption of Man in Flannery O’Connor’s Literary Work 
   - Misfit and Anti-hero in “A Good Man Is Hard To Find.” 
All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna
    Central Library (Guajara Campus):

- Boren, Mark Edelman. “Flannery O’Connor, Laughter, and the World Made Flesh.”
    Studies in American Fiction 26.1 (Spring 1998): 115-128.
- Fowler, Doreen. "Flannery O'Connor's Productive Violence."
    Arizona Quarterly 67.2 (Summer 2011): 127-154.
- Hyman, Stanley Edgar. Flannery O’Connor. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1966. 
- Westarp, Karl H. and Jan Norby Gretlund. Realist of Distances: Flannery O’Connor
    Revisited. Aarhus: Aarhus UP, 1987.

Please, visit these sites for further information on Flannery O’Connor:

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