Cormac McCarthy

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Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He has written ten novels, spanning the Southern Gothic, Western, and post-apocalyptic genres. (Information from Wikipedia)

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Articles in Western American Literature:

“He’s a Ghost. But He’s Out There”: Borderlands Science Fiction and the Gothic in No Country for Old Men by Micah K. Donohue

All the Pretty Mexican Girls: Whiteness and Racial Desire in Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses and Cities of the Plain

A Chaotic and Dark Vitalism: A Case Study of Cormac McCarthy’s Psychopaths amid a Geology of Immorals

“What manner of heretic?”: Demons in McCarthy and the Question of Agency

Narrative, Being, and the Dialogic Novel: The Problem of Discourse and Language in Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing

“Plenty of signs and wonders to make a landscape”: Space, Place, and Identity in Cormac McCarthy’s Border Trilogy

Disappearance in Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian

“In a time before nomenclature was and each was all”: Blood Meridian‘s Neomythic West and the Heterotopian Zone

Against Nostalgia: Turning The Page of Cormac McCarthy’s Cities of the Plain

All the Pretty Horses: Cormac McCarthy’s Reading of For Whom the Bell Tolls

Pledged In Blood: Truth and Redemption in Cormac McCarthy’s All The Pretty Horses

Writing On: Blood Meridian As Devisionary Western

They Rode On”: Blood Meridian and the Art of Narrative