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Title Cormac McCarthy : new directions / edited by James D. Lilley
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2002
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Contents Introduction: "There was map enough for men to read": storytelling, the Border trilogy, and New directions / James D. Lilley -- History and the ugly facts of Blood meridian / Dana Phillips -- The lay of the land in Cormac McCarthy's Appalachia / K. Wesley Berry -- The sacred hunter and the eucharist of the wilderness: mythic reconstructions in Blood meridian / Sara Spurgeon -- History, bloodshed, and the spectacle of American identity in Blood meridian / Adam Parkes -- Abjection and "the feminine" in Outer dark / Ann Fisher-Wirth -- All the pretty Mexicos: Cormac McCarthy's Mexican representations / Daniel Cooper Alarcón -- "Blood is blood": All the pretty horses in the multicultural literature class / Timothy P. Caron -- The cave of oblivion: platonic mythology in Child of God / Dianne C. Luce -- From Beowulf to Blood meridian: Cormac McCarthy's demystification of the martial code / Rick Wallach -- McCarthy and the sacred: a reading of The crossing / Edwin T. Arnold -- "See the child": the melancholy subtext of Blood meridian / George Guillemin -- Leaving the dark night of the lie: a Kristevan reading of Cormac McCarthy's border fiction / Linda Townley Woodson -- "Hallucinated recollections": narrative as spatialized perception of history in The orchard keeper / Matthew R. Horton -- Cormac McCarthy's sense of an ending: serialized narrative and revision in Cities of the plain / Robert L. Jarrett
Summary Critics have been quick to address Cormac McCarthy's indebtedness to southern literature, Christianity, and existential thought, but the essays in this collection are among the first to tackle such issues as gender and race in McCarthy's work
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Subject McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mexican-American Border Region -- In literature.
Southern States -- In literature.
Tennessee, East -- In literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Lilley, James D. (James David), 1971-
ISBN 0826327680 (electronic bk.)
1306398851 (ebk)
9780826327680 (electronic bk.)
9781306398855 (ebk)