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Description - Cormac McCarthy and the Myth of American Exceptionalism by John Cant

This overview of McCarthy's published work to date, including: the short stories he published as a student, his novels, stage play and TV film script, locates him as a icocolastic writer, engaged in deconstructing America's vision of itself as a nation with an exceptionalist role in the world. Introductory chapters outline his personal background and the influences on his early years in Tennessee whilst each of his works is dealt with in a separate chapter listed in chronological order of publication.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415875677
ISBN-10: 0415875676
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Cant

John Cant teaches film at Essex University and is currently editing the next edition of The Journal of the Cormac McCarthy Society.