TITLE

A bloody dark pastryman: Cormac McCarthy's recipe for gunpowder and historical fiction in Blood

AUTHOR(S)
Sepich, John Emil
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Mississippi Quarterly;Fall93, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p547
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Examines the book `Blood Meridian,' by Cormac McCarthy, to clarify the implications of several important intertextual references in it. Insight into McCarthy's transmutation of source material into the prose; Shedding light on the protagonist; Determining the complex function of Holden in the book.
ACCESSION #
9408250423

Tags: MCCARTHY, Cormac, 1933-;  BLOOD Meridian: Or, The Evening Redness in the West (Book : McCarthy);  CRITICISM;  BOOKS

 

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