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, by Jennifer A. Reimer

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

“What manner of heretic?”: Demons in McCarthy and the Question of Agency, by J. A. Bernstein

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

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

Disappearance in Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian, by Phillip A. Snyder

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

Against Nostalgia: Turning The Page of Cormac McCarthy’s Cities of the Plain, by Trenton Hickman

All the Pretty Horses: Cormac McCarthy’s Reading of For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Dennis Cutchins

Pledged In Blood: Truth and Redemption in Cormac McCarthy’s All The Pretty Horses, Sara L. Spurgeon

Writing On: Blood Meridian As Devisionary Western, by Jonathan Pitts

They Rode On”: Blood Meridian and the Art of Narrative, by Bernard A. Schopen