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Myth, legend, dust : critical responses to Cormac McCarthy

Rick Wallach

2000

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (PS 3563 .C337 Z78 2000 )()

  • Title:
    Myth, legend, dust : critical responses to Cormac McCarthy
  • Author: Rick Wallach
  • Description: Editor's introduction : Cormac McCarthy's canon as accidental artifact / Rick Wallach -- A writer's view of Cormac McCarthy / Madison Smart Bell -- Prefiguring Cormac McCarthy : the early short stories / Rick Wallach -- 'They aint the thing' : artifact and hallucinated recollection in Cormac McCarthy's early frame-works / Dianne C. Luce -- 'Like something seen through bad glass' : narrative strategies in The orchard keeper / William Prather -- Imposition and resistance in The orchard keeper / Barbara Brickman -- The evolution of the dead girlfriend motif in Outer dark and Child of God / Nell Sullivan -- 'He's hell when he's well' : Cormac McCarthy's rhyming dictions / Terri Witek -- Detailing the wor(l)d in Suttree / Béatrice Trotignon -- The seventh direction, or Suttree's vision quest / William C. Spencer -- Ruder forms survive : Cormac McCarthy's atavistic vision / Matthew Guinn -- Older professions : the fourth wall of The stonemason / Peter Josyph -- Cormac McCarthy's The stonemason : the unmaking of a play / Edwin T. Arnold -- McCarthy music / Jay Ellis -- 'I aint come back rich, that's for sure,' or the questioning of market economies in Cormac McCarthy's novels / Christine Chollier -- The process of elimination : tracing the prodigal's irrevocable passage through Cormac McCarthy's southern and western novels / John Vanderheide -- 'A false book is no book at all' : the ideology of representation in Blood meridian and the Border trilogy / David Holloway -- De los herejes y huérfanos : the sound and sense of Cormac McCarthy's border fiction / Linda Townley Woodson -- 'A certain but fugitive testimony' : witnessing the light of time in Cormac McCarthy's southwestern fiction / John Beck -- Liberty beyond its proper bounds : Cormac McCarthy's history of the west in Blood meridian / Neil Campbell -- Into the darkening land, the world to come : Cormac McCarthy's border crossings / Mark Busby -- 'Mexico para los Mexicanos' : revolution, Mexico, and McCarthy's Border Trilogy / John Wegner -- Female presence, male violence, and the art of artlessness in the Border trilogy / Patrick W. Shaw -- Games in the Border Trilogy / Marty Priola -- 'The hands of yet other puppets' : figuring freedom and reading repetition in All the pretty horses / James D. Lilley -- The trapper mystic : werewolves in The crossing / S.K. Robisch -- The last stage of the hero's evolution : Cormac McCarthy's Cities of the plain / Charles Bailey -- Appendix : Index of character names in the novels / Kyle Kirves.
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press
  • Format: xvi, 399 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 071905947X;ISBN 0719059488 (pbk.)
  • Subjects: McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- -- Criticism and interpretation; Legends in literature; Myth in literature; Mexican-American Border Region -- In literature; Tennessee, East -- In literature; Southern States -- In literature
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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