Guia docente 2011_12
Facultade de Filoloxía e Tradución
Grao en Linguas Estranxeiras
  Ámbitos literarios II del primeiro idioma estranxeiro: Inglés
Tema Subtema
Unit 1. Conception and Formation of a National Literature. 1.1. The beginnings of the American short story. W. Irving's "Rip Van Winkle"

1.2 Search for Form (I): E.A. Poe "The Fall of the House of Usher"

1.3. Search for Form (II): H. Melville's "Bartleby"

1.4. Poetry at midcentury: W. Whitman & E. Dickinson.

1.5 "The First great American novel": M. Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Unit 2. American Literature vis-à-vis Europe. Modernism and Nativism. New American Literary Spaces. 2.1. Americans in Europe: H. James "Daisy Miller"

2.2. Two outlooks in modernist subjectivity: E. Hemingway and W. Faulkner.

2.3. Objectivism and Imagism in Poetry: E. Pound, HD, W.C. Williams

2.4 Depression Era Fiction: J. Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.
Unit 3. Post-War Literature 3.1. The Broadway Stage: A. Miller The Crucible & T. Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire.

3.2. Jewish American fiction: S. Bellow, B. Malamud, P. Roth

3.3. Afro-American mis/representations. R. Ellison's Invisible Man.

3.4 American postmodernism: T. Pynchon's "The Crying of Lot 49" & J. Barth's "Lost in the Funhouse"
Unit 4. After postmodernism: American Literature since the 1970s. 4.1 Feminist criticism and the revision of the canon: ethnic women writers move center stage.

4.2. Post-postmoderns & Contemporary writers: P.Auster and D. DeLillo
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