Cormac McCarthy and the Writing of American Spaces

Cormac McCarthy and the Writing of American Spaces

eBook - 2013
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In Cormac McCarthy and the Writing of American Spaces Andrew Estes examines ideas about the land as they emerge in the later fiction of this important contemporary author. McCarthy's texts are shown to be part of larger narratives about American environments. Against the backdrop of the emerging discipline of environmental criticism, Estes investigates the way space has been constructed in U.S. American writing. Cormac McCarthy is found to be heir to diametrically opposed concepts of space: as something Americans embraced as either overwhelmingly positive and reinvigorating or as rather negati.
Publisher: Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2013
ISBN: 9789401208994
9401208999
Characteristics: 1 online resource (233 pages)

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