miércoles, 2 de septiembre de 2009

Bye, bye

The crisis affects us all. No Am Lit course this year. Maybe the next...

lunes, 18 de mayo de 2009

Brand New Slices of Life!

Check out the new Slices of Life! We'll talk about them on May 20, our last session.
And we'll go for a beer and some "tapas" after class...

martes, 21 de abril de 2009

Audio Literature Odissey

Several audio podcasts with stories and poems ("The Turn of the Screw", Emily Dickinson's poems) read aloud:

Lecture on "The Bluest Eye"

This is an interesting lecture on "The Bluest Eye" by a Yale University teacher that I have actually met!

If you like it, there are plenty of other academic lectures about lots of topics.

martes, 14 de abril de 2009

A Rose for Emily

Remember! The deadline for "A Rose for Emily" is April 20.
A good place to start is this:


lunes, 23 de marzo de 2009

The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher
A couple of links for "The Fall of the House of Usher". Here, you have the text with hyperlinks:

And here, a very complete Study Guide:

And, of course, you can allways look up the Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fall_of_the_House_of_Usher

An extract of Roger Corman's movie with Vincent Price:

And Tim Burton's short movie about Vincent:

lunes, 9 de marzo de 2009

jueves, 19 de febrero de 2009

A Link for American History


Links for American Geography


How much do Americans know about the world?- http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=fJuNgBkloFE

The Bluest Eye

Deadline for The Bluest Eye: March 11th.- Read the book and fill in the questionnaire. - If you have any questions/problems, ask in class, send me an e-mail and/or come to class on March 9th (this day is just for you to read at home or come and ask me questions if you have problems).-

If you want to find out more about the book, this is a nice web site: http://www.luminarium.org/contemporary/tonimorrison/bluest.htm-

This is Toni Morrison speaking about The Bluest Eye: http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=YbMigde1lVM-

Dick and Jane Primers: http://www.loganberrybooks.com/coll-dick-jane.html

lunes, 16 de febrero de 2009

American English

If you are still interested in differences between American and British English, have a look at this link:

lunes, 9 de febrero de 2009

Second Term 2008-2009

Classes start on Wed, 11 Feb, Classroom 205.
You can get The Bluest Eye at Estudio and the textbook (An Introduction to American Literature and Culture) at the copy shop in the Interfacultativo building (Av. Los Castros).

martes, 3 de febrero de 2009

Farewell "Tapas Dinner"

Thursday, Feb 5th, 9 pm at "Días de Sur".
C/Hernán Cortés, 47.

lunes, 26 de enero de 2009

Brand New Slices of Life!

Check out and enjoy the new Slices of Life on the right of the website ("Slices of Life 2008-2009 (First Term)").
We'll talk about them on Feb 2 (last day of class).