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


7.  Social Urges and Spiritual World: Theodore Roethke.
 - Text: “Orchids.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
     - Roethke’s Sense of Oneness.
     - The Greenhouse as a World of Growth.
All these bibliographical references can be found at the Universidad de La Laguna
Central Library (Guajara Campus):

- Kunitz, Stanley. Roethke: Poet of Transformations. Contemporary Poetry
    in America: Essays        and Interviews. Ed. Robert Boyers. New York: 
     Schocken, 1974. 99-109.
- Lieberman, Laurence. Theodore Roethke. Beyond the Muse of Memory: Essays on
     Contemporary Poets. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1995. 256-258.
- Mills, Ralph J., Jr. Theodore Roethke. Essays on Poetry. Normal: Dalkey Archive,
      2003. 114-158.
- Turpin, Jeff P. and Robert W. Fuhrman. Adaptive and Maladaptive Poetry: in Plath,
    Roethke, Kunitz, and Moraga.Style 47.1 (Spring 2013): 479 499.
Please, visit these sites for further information on Theodore Roethke:
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