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.




14.  Recent American Poetry and Poetics
         Text: Chaarles Bernstein's "Aritifice of Absorption."

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
     - Theoretical Sources in  Language Poets.
     - Charles Bernstein's Prolific Career.. 
All these bibliographical references can found at the ULL CentralLibrary,
    Guajara Campus):

       - On Language Poetry: 
Ashton, Jennifer. "Our Bodies, Our Poems." American Literary History 19.1 (Spring 2007): 211 231.
- Godden, Richard. "Labor, Language, and Finance Capital." PMLA 126.2 (March 2011): 412-421.
- Perelman, Bob. "Write the Power: Orthography and Community." The Marginalization
    of Poetry.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1996. 79-95.

        - On Charles Bernstein;
- Cummings, Allison M., and Rocco Marinaccio. "An Interview with Charles Bernstein."
     Contemporary Literature 41.1 (Spring 2000): 1-21.
- Naylor, Paul. "(Mis)Characterizing Charlie: Language and the Self in the Poetry
     and Poetics of Charles Bernstein."  Sagetrieb 14.3 (Winter 1995): 119-138.
- Rasula, Jed. "On Charles Bernstein." The American Poetry Wax Museum.
      Albany: SUNY at Buffalo, 1996. 394-406.
- Reinfeld, Linda. "Bernstein's Pharmacy." Language Poetry. Writing as Rescue
    Baton Rouge: Lousiana State UP, 1992. 50-85.

Recommended  web sites om Language Poetry::

On Charles Bernstein: 

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