McCarthy deploys a complex narrative strategy which revisits the literary tradition, both American and European, in a... Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian is not directed to the inattentive (or squeamish) reader. It can seem abstruse and unreadable at times, and contains a lot of Spanish that is not translated.
Any page of his work reveals his originality, a passionate voice ''Blood Meridian'' makes it clear that all along Mr. McCarthy has asked us to witness evil not in order to understand it but to affirm its inexplicable reality... Critics have compared Cormac McCarthy's nightmarish yet beautifully written adventure masterpiece, Blood Meridian: Or The Evening Redness in the West, with the best works of Dante, Poe, De Sade, Melville, Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor and William Styron. The American Novel Since 1945 (ENGL 291) In this first of two lectures on Blood Meridian, Professor Hungerford walks us through some of the novel's major... 8.95 €.