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The Resource Myth, legend, dust : critical responses to Cormac McCarthy, edited by Rick Wallach

Myth, legend, dust : critical responses to Cormac McCarthy, edited by Rick Wallach

Label
Myth, legend, dust : critical responses to Cormac McCarthy
Title
Myth, legend, dust
Title remainder
critical responses to Cormac McCarthy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rick Wallach
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3563.C337
LC item number
Z78 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Myth, legend, dust : critical responses to Cormac McCarthy, edited by Rick Wallach
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [386]-394) and index
Contents
A writer's view of Cormac McCarthy / Madison Smartt Bell -- The Appalachian works. 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 -- A detour into drama. Older professions : the fourth wall of The stonemason / Peter Josyph. Cormac McCarthy's The stonemason : the unmaking of a play / Edwin T. Arnold -- From east to west : shared elements in the Appalachian and southwestern novels. 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 -- The border tetralogy. '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
Control code
43333473
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 399 p.
Isbn
9780719059483
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00020186
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2001. Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Forms part of Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy. Purchased from J. Howard Woolmer, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-115). Clothbound.
Label
Myth, legend, dust : critical responses to Cormac McCarthy, edited by Rick Wallach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [386]-394) and index
Contents
A writer's view of Cormac McCarthy / Madison Smartt Bell -- The Appalachian works. 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 -- A detour into drama. Older professions : the fourth wall of The stonemason / Peter Josyph. Cormac McCarthy's The stonemason : the unmaking of a play / Edwin T. Arnold -- From east to west : shared elements in the Appalachian and southwestern novels. 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 -- The border tetralogy. '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
Control code
43333473
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 399 p.
Isbn
9780719059483
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00020186
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2001. Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Forms part of Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy. Purchased from J. Howard Woolmer, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-115). Clothbound.

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