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.




11. Beat Poetry and the New America: Allen Ginsberg.
   - Texts: Some excerpts from "Howl” 

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
   - The Beat Movement: National and Urban Phenomenon. 
   - Ginsberg's Strategy: Sources in His Poetry. 
All these bibliographical references can be found at the ULL Central Library,
    Guajara Campus): 

      - On the Beat Generation:
- Charters, Ann, ed. Beat Down to Your Soul: What Was the Beat Generation? New York:
     Penguin, 2001. 590-596. 
- Charters, Ann. The Portable Beat Reader. New York: Penguin, 1992. 
- Morgan, Bill. Beat Atlas: A State By State Guide to the Beat Generation in America. San Francisco:
   City Lights, 2011.
- Grace, Nancy M. and Ronna C. Johnson. Breaking the Rule of Cool: Interviewing
    and Reading Women Beat Writers. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2004.
- Morton, Timothy. The Ecological Thought. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2010.

      - On Allen Ginsberg:
- Breslin, James E.B.  "Allen Ginsberg's "Howl"."From Modern to Contemporary American
    Poetry, 1945-1965.  Chicago: The U of Chicago P, 1984. 77-109.
- Brown, Dennis. "Allen Ginsberg's "America"." The Poetry of Postmodernity. New York:
     St. Martin's, 1994. 30-44.
- Hyde, Lewis ed. On the Poetry of Allen Ginsberg. Ann Arbor: The U of Michigan P, 1984.
- Meyers, Jeffrey. "Ginsberg's Inferno: Dante and "Howl"." Style 47.1 (Spring 2013): 89 94. 
Recommended web sites for the Beat Poets, and Allen Ginsberg: 
      - On the Beat Poets:

       - Allen Ginsberg: 
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