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.




9. Black Mountain Poetry: Composition and Humanistic Concerns.
              -  Charles Olson.Text: “Projective Verse,” and some excerpts
                  from The Maximus Poems

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
   - Poetics in the Blackmountaineer Poets. 
   - - Charles Olson's View of Topos and History..
All these bibliographical references can be found at the ULL Central Library, Guajara Campus):
On Black Mountain Poetry:
- Dawson, Fielding. The Black Mountain Book. Rocky Mount: Wesleyan College P, 1991.
- Foster, Edward Halsey. Understanding the Black Mountain Poets. Columbia:
            U of South Carolina P, 1995.

On Charles Olson:
- Clark, Tom. Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life. New York: W.W. Norton, 1991.
- Halden-Sullivan, Judith. The Topology of Being:The Poetics of Charles Olson. New York: Peter Lang, 1991.
- Rifkin, Libbie. Career Moves: Olson, Creeley, Zukofsky, Berrigan, and the American Avant-Garde.
            Madison: The U of Wisconsin P, 2000. 
- Recomended websites for Charles Olson: 
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