Cormac McCarthy: All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men, the Road (BOK)

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Cormac McCarthy's significance in the field of contemporary American fiction is enormous. Harold Bloom has called him one of the greatest living American writers, and named him one of the three most important authors of the 20th century. His impact has been even greater in the 21st century. He won the American Book Award for All the Pretty Horses (1991), the Pulitzer Prize for The Road (2006), and his influence on contemporary American literature has been compared to that of Herman Melville, William Faulkner, and Ernest Hemingway, while The Guardian likened the language of The Road to that ofBeckett and Yeats. This collection of new critical perspectives on three of McCarthy's most widely studied novels - All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men and The Road - provides a wide-ranging introduction to the different interpretations of his work. Introductions to each set of essays encourage readers to see connections and contrasts between different approaches and comprehensive Further Reading will help students to take their study further.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9780826432216 Antall sider 226
Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,6cm x 1,5cm Vekt 436 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Sara Spurgeon
Emner og form Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: from c 1900 -