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Styles of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy's The Road

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Styles of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy's The Roadbrings together several leading literary scholars, one major philosopher, as well as a handful of emerging critical voices, all of whom deploy their own specialist methods in order to think through this bestselling, Zeitgeist-defining event of contemporary literature. There are two dominant modes of analysis gathered here: the first, performed by Julian Murphet, Paul Sheehan, and Mark Steven, is to locate the novel within its political, spiritual, and economic climates; the second, whose exponents include Paul Patton, Sean Pryor, Chris Danta, and Grace Hellyer, deals with the formal dimensions of McCarthy's characteristically brilliant prose in relation to its sparse narrative. By coupling historically sensitive analysis with incisive formal criticism, the contributors not only account for the matchless form of this exemplary novel; they also suggest that The Road has something unique to disclose about the world we inhabit.

A paperback book in very good condition. Some signs of use.

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Author(s):
Julian Murphet and Mark Steven
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1441185054
ISBN-13:
9781441185051
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Continuum
Title:
Styles of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy's The Road

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Styles of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy's The Roadbrings together several leading literary scholars, one major philosopher, as well as a handful of emerging critical voices, all of whom deploy their own specialist methods in order to think through this bestselling, Zeitgeist-defining event of contemporary literature. There are two dominant modes of analysis gathered here: the first, performed by Julian Murphet, Paul Sheehan, and Mark Steven, is to locate the novel within its political, spiritual, and economic climates; the second, whose exponents include Paul Patton, Sean Pryor, Chris Danta, and Grace Hellyer, deals with the formal dimensions of McCarthy's characteristically brilliant prose in relation to its sparse narrative. By coupling historically sensitive analysis with incisive formal criticism, the contributors not only account for the matchless form of this exemplary novel; they also suggest that The Road has something unique to disclose about the world we inhabit.

A paperback book in very good condition. Some signs of use.

Author(s):
Julian Murphet and Mark Steven
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1441185054
ISBN-13:
9781441185051
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Continuum
Title:
Styles of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy's The Road

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