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


2. Allusive Methods and Dramatic Realism: T.S. Eliot..
     - Text: “The Burial of the Dead” from The Waste Land.

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
        -  Eliot’s View of the World.
        -  Experimentation in T.S. Eliot’s poetry.

 - Bedient, Calvin. He Do the Police in Different Voices: The Waste Land and Its Protagonists.
            Chicago: The U of Chicago P, 1986.
- Box, C.B. and Arnold P. Hinchlife. T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land. London: Macmillan, 1968.
- Kenner, Hugh. The Invisible Poet: T.S. Eliot. London: Methuen, 1965.
- McLuhan, Marshall. Eliot and the Manichean Myth as Poetry.
         Renascence 64.1 (Fall 2011): 125-134.
- Plimpton, George. T.S. Eliot.Writers at Work. The Paris Review Interviews. Middlesex:
            Penguin, 1977.  89-110.
- Williamson, George. A Readers Guide to T.S. Eliot: A Poem-by-Poem Analysis.
            London: Thames & Hudson, 1967.
  Recommended T.S. Eliot web sites:
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