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



11. Beat Poetry: Gary Snyder.
   -  Gary Snyder. Texts: “Marin-An” and “Buildings.”

Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
      - The Beat Movement: National and Urban Phenomenon. 
      - Gary Snyder’s Integrated World Culture. 
All these bibliographical references can found at the ULL Central Library,
Guajara Campus): 

      - On the Beat Generation:
- Charters, Ann, ed. Beat Down to Your Soul: What Was the Beat Generation?
New York: Penguin, 2001. 590-596. 
- Peabody, Richard. A Different Beat: Writings by Women of the Beat Generation.
New York: Serpent's Tail, 1997. 
- Waldman, Anne, ed. The Beat Book: Writings from the Beat Generation. Boston:
Shambala, 1999. 

      - On Gary Snyder:
- Charters, Samuel. “Gary Snyder.” Some Poems/Poets. Berkeley: Oyez, 1971. 57-64. 
- Gifford, Terry. “Gary Snyder and the Post-Pastoral.” Ecopoetry: A Critical
Introduction. Ed. J. Scott Bryson.  Salt Lake City: The U of Utah P, 2002. 77-87. 
- Park, Josephine Nock-Hee. “Beatific Prientalism: Gary Snyder and Zen.”
Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Poetics. Oxford:
Oxford UP. 2008. 57-90.
Recommended web sites on the Beat Poets, and Gary Snyder: 
      - On the Beat Poets:
      - On Gary Snyder: 
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