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.




12.  New Social American Drama. Edward Albee.
              -  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
Discussion for class: 
     - Edward Albee’s Basic Development as Dramatist. 
     - Edward Albee Creating a Hero. 
All these bibliographical references can found at the ULL CentralLibrary,
    Guajara Campus):

       - On American Drama: 
- “Mysterious Actions: New American Drama.” The South Atlantic Quarterly 99.2-3
    (Spring-Summer 2000). 
- Schroeder, Patricia R. “Legitimizing the Bastard Child: Two New Looks at American Drama.” 
    American Literary History 3.2 (Summer 1991): 420-427.

      - On Edward Albee: 
- Bigsby, C.W.E. Albee. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1969. 
- Cohn, Ruby. Edward Albee. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1969. 
- Luere, Jeanne “Terror and Violence in Edward Albee: From Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
    to Marriage Play.” South Central Review 7.1 (Spring 1990): 50-58. 
- Wasserman, Julian N. ed. Edward Albee: An Interview and Essays. Houston:
The U of St. Thomas, 1983.
Recommended Edward Albee web sites:
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