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.




13. Postmodernism in America
         Texts: Donald Barthelme's "The Explanation" and "The Indian Upsurge"

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
        - Donald Barthelme´s Literary Achievement.
        - The Explanation: "A Large Black Square Floating Above Words"
All these bibliographical references can found at the ULL CentralLibrary,
    Guajara Campus):

       - On Postmnodern American Fiction: 
- LeClair, Tom & Larry McCaffery. Anything Can Happe: Interviews with Contemporary
        American Novelists. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1983.
- Maltby, Paul. Dissident Postmodernists. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1991.

      - On Donald Barthelme:
- Couturier, Maurice, and Regis Durand. Donald Barthelme. London: Methuen, 1982.
- Hicks, Jack. In the Singer's Temple. Chapel Hill: Uof North Carolina P, 1981. 18-82.
- Molesworth, Charles. Donald Barthelme's Fiction. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1982.
- Stengel, Wayne B. The Shape of Art in the Short Stories of Donald Barthelme. Baton
        Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1985.

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