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Title Cormac McCarthy's The road / edited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

Publication Info. New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Meridian CUSD 223 - Stillman Valley HS Adult Non Fiction - SP2Y-14  813.54 MCC    AVAILABLE
Description 148 pages ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Bloom's guides
Bloom's guides.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Biographical sketch -- The story behind the story -- List of characters -- Summary and analysis -- Critical views: Todd Shy on The road, The book of Job, and questions about evil -- Thomas A. Carlson on McCarthy's existential themes -- Carl James Grindley on the novel's setting -- Alex Hunt and Martin M. Jacobsen on the image of the sun -- Barbara Bennett on the image of fire and references to Yeats's poetry -- Shelly Rambo on the theme of redemption -- Ashley Kunsa on style in The road -- Thomas H. Schaub on allusion, style, and the theme of storytelling -- John Jurgensen on the backstory to The road -- Rune Graulund on the desert setting -- Works by Cormac McCarthy -- Annotated bibliography -- Contributors.
Summary Presents a collection of critical essays on the novel that analyze its structure, characters, narrator, and themes.
Subject McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- Road.
Fathers and sons in literature.
Good and evil in literature.
Apocalypse in literature.
Regression (Civilization) in literature.
Survival in literature.
Redemption in literature.
Father-son relationship in literature.
Apocalyptic fiction -- History and criticism.
Civilization in literature.
Salvation in literature.
Added Author Bloom, Harold.
Added Title Road
ISBN 9781617530029 hardcover alkaline paper
1617530026 hardcover alkaline paper

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