Cormac Mccarthy, New Edition

Cormac Mccarthy, New Edition

by Harold Bloom
     
 
Through a series of vivid and critically acclaimed novels, including Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men, and The Road, Cormac McCarthy has established himself as a major voice in contemporary American fiction. His works are marked by piercing explorations of the nature of evil and the uncontrollable forces that often govern human lives. This

Overview

Through a series of vivid and critically acclaimed novels, including Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men, and The Road, Cormac McCarthy has established himself as a major voice in contemporary American fiction. His works are marked by piercing explorations of the nature of evil and the uncontrollable forces that often govern human lives. This new edition offers a collection of full-length critical essays discussing McCarthy's novels, a chronology, a bibliography, notes on the contributors, and an introduction and editor's note by renowned scholar Harold Bloom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604133950
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Series:
Bloom's Modern Critical Views Series
Edition description:
New
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom¿s books ¿ about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature ¿ are as erudite as they are accessible.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut
Date of Birth:
July 11, 1930
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955

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