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.




8. Jewishness in the 1950s. Bernard Malamud 
 - Text: The Assistant.

 Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
   - The Literature of the Jews in the United States. 
   - Humanistic Values in Bernard Malamud's Fiction. 
   - Structural Simplicity and Psychological Sophistication in The Assistant. 
 All these  bibliographical references can found at the Universidad de La Laguna
    Central Library (Guajara Campus):

 - Aarons, Victoria. "Compassion and Redemption in Malamud's Short 
    Fiction." Studies in American Fiction 20.1   (Spring 1992): 57-74. 
- Da Silva Pires, Ramira M.S. "O Universo femenino en The Assistant
    de Bernard Malamud." Estudos  Anglo-Americanos 17-18 (1993/94): 105-113. 
- Field, Leslie A. ed. Bernard Malamud and the Critics. New York: 
    New York UP, 1970.
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