No more heroes : narrative perspective and morality in Cormac McCarthy /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cooper, Lydia R., 1980-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2011.
Series:Southern literary studies.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: narrative perspective and morality in McCarthy's novels
  • "Word and flesh": narrative and morality in the early Appalachian novels
  • "A dream of shriving": empathy and the aesthetics of confession in Suttree and Blood meridian
  • "Pledged in blood": linguistic interiority and redemption in the border trilogy
  • "He's a psychopathic killer but so what?": moral storytelling in No country for old men
  • "There is no god and we are his prophets": heroism and prophetic narrative in The road
  • Conclusion: finding heroism through empathy in McCarthy's novels.