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.




10. Confessionalism. Anne Sexton. 
        - Texts: “All My Pretty Ones.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
     - Confessional Poetry: Cultural Forces. 
     - Psychoanalysis and Poetic Synthesis in Anne Sexton’s Work.
All these bibliographical references can found at the ULL Central Library, Guajara Campus):

         On Confessional Poetry: 
- Middlebrook, Diane Wood. “What Was Confessional Poetry?” The Columbia History 
   of  American Poetry. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Columbia UP, 1993. 632-649.
- Phillips, Robert. The Confessional Poets. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1973. 

         On Anne Sexton: 
- Bixler, Francis. Original Essays on the Poetry of Anne Sexton. U of Central Arkansas, 1988. 
- Hall, Caroline King Barnard. Anne Sexton. New York: Twayne, 1989. 
- Miller, Nancy. K. "Remembering Anne Sexton: Maxine Kumin in Conversation
    with Diane Middlebrook." PMLA 127.2 (March 2012): 292-300.
- Moramarco, Fred, and William Sullivan. ““A Whole New Poetry Beginning Here”:
    The Assertion of  Gender.” Containing Multitudes: Poetry in the United States
    since 1950.  New York: Twayne, 1998. 165-174.
- Recomended website for Confessional Poetry:

- Recomended Anne Sexton web sites:

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