Literatura Norteamericana: Realismo Social y Generación Beat
Session 2022-2023


Social Perception and Human Nature.

2.  Allusive Methods and Dramatic Realism.

3.  Southern Social History.

4.  Textuality and Social Issues. 

5.  The 1950s Consciousness in American Fiction.

6.  Realism, Objectivism, and Visualization.

7.  Social Urges and Spiritual World.

8.  New Social Approach in the 1950s American Poetry.

9.  Confessionalism and Society in America.

10. Beat Poetry.

11. New Social American Drama.

12. After the Beat Poetry: Some Social Concerns.

General Bibliography



12. After the Beat Poetry: Some Social Concerns.

I.  Kathy Acker
      Text: Some excerpts from  “Don Quixote.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
    - Cyberpunk and the Corporate Power
    - Don Quixote as Disjunctive strategy

II. Recent American Poetry and Ron Silliman.
    -  Text: Some excerpts from Tjanting. Subjects of discussion in class:
Subjects of discussion in class:
   -Between Social Conerns and Expperimentalism. 

All these bibliographical references can found at the ULL Central Library, Guajara Campus: 

- Henderson, Margaret. “Kathy Is a Punk Writer: When the Underground Goes Overground.”

     Critique 55.5 (2014): 536 550.
- June, Pamela B. The Fragmented Female Body and Identity: The Postmodern, Feminist,
     and Multiethnic Writings of Toni Morrison, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Phyllis Alesia Perry,
    Gayl Jones, Emma Pérez, Paula Gunn Allen, and Kathy Acker. New York: Peter Lang, 2010.
- McCaffery, Larry ed. Storming the Reality Studio: A Casebook of Cyberpunk and
        Postmodern Science Fiction. Durham: Duke UP, 1991.
- “Special Section on Kathy  Acker.” The Review of Contemporary Fiction 9.3 (Fall 1989): 12-80. 
- Skelley, Jack. More Fear of Kathy Acker. Los Angeles: Illuminati, 1985.

Recommended web sites for Kathy Acker:

Davidson, Michael. “After Sentence, Sentence.” (On Ron Silliman’s Tjanting
    The American Book Review 4.6 (Sept-Oct 1982): 3.
- Friedlander, Benjamin. “Ron Silliman.” Simulcast: Four Experiments in Criticism.
    Tuscaloosa: The U of Alabama P, 2004. 238-240.
- Huntsperger, David W. Procedural Form in Postmodern American Poetry:
Berrigan, Antin, Silliman,and Hejinian. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
- Silliman, Ron. “‘As to Violin Music’: Time in the Longpoem.” Multiformalisms:
Postmodern Poetics of Form. Ed. Annie Finch and Susan M. Schultz. Cincinnati:
Textos, 2008. 141-180. 
Recommended web sites for Ron Silliman:

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