Cormac McCarthy: A Literary Companion

Cormac McCarthy: A Literary Companion

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by Erik Hage
     
 

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Cormac McCarthy, the author of such works as Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men, and The Road, is one of America's greatest living writers—an uncompromising examiner of the depths of human depravity, the nature of evil, and the bonds that endure.

This companion is intended for both the scholar and lay reader seeking a

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Cormac McCarthy, the author of such works as Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men, and The Road, is one of America's greatest living writers—an uncompromising examiner of the depths of human depravity, the nature of evil, and the bonds that endure.

This companion is intended for both the scholar and lay reader seeking a comprehensive understanding of McCarthy's body of work. Alphabetically ordered entries offer analysis of novels, characters, motifs, allusions, plays, and themes, as well as commentary on events, people and places related to McCarthy scholarship. Most entries include a selected bibliography for further reading. A biographical introduction provides information on the life of this reclusive author, and discussion topics are provided as an aid for instructors.

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ISBN-13:
9780786443109
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
03/23/2010
Series:
McFarland Literary Companions, #9
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Erik Hage is an author, critic, and cultural reporter from upstate New York, where he is an associate professor of journalism, Communication, and English at the State University of New York at Cobleskill.

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