If Blood Meridian () had been the unexpected hit movie of the year and the kid interpreted by a romantically tormented heartthrob, John Sepich’s Notes on. John Sepich’s NOTES ON BLOOD MERIDIAN is the first definitive study of Cormac McCarthy’s dark masterpiece. Sepich examines in detail historical. Now back in print with a new preface and two new essays—the essential guide and companion to Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy’s acclaimed novel of the.

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Published September 1st by University of Texas Press. Whether you take all of Sepich’s assertions at metidian value or not and he certainly does stretch things a little with his Tarot interpretationsthe end result of reading Notes on Blood Meridian is an even deeper appreciation for the genius of Cormac McCarthy. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

These I found less interesting and less insightful than the examination of Blood Meridian through the historical lens. Apr 21, Justin Evans rated it liked it Shelves: Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.


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Blood Meridian () by Cormac McCarthy

Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! The first truly indispensable book of and it’s impossible to find. Americans and the California Dream, An Uncommon History of How to write a great review. Notes On Blood Meridian. Tracing many of the nineteenth-century primary sources that McCarthy used, Notes uncovers the historical roots of Blood Meridian. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Education of a Wandering Man. Sepich’s rambling essays are speculative, unconvincing and of baffling organization. Fills in much of the real-life characters that populate the novel.

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Sepich’s rambling essays are speculative, unconvincing and o Long out of print, I was thrilled to pick up a copy of the UT Press reissue after paging through a copy at the Witliff Collection.

In bringing the book back into print to make it more widely available, Sepich has revised and expanded Notes with a new preface and two new essays that explore key themes and issues in the work.

Even the meteorite anvil that the Judge lifts over his head is a real artifact present in Notds in two travel narratives noted here. Meridiqn Chamberlain has to say about Holden is eery. Ships with Tracking Number! As well meridlan mapping of the character’s travels. Basically, I’d take this out from t There’s a ton of information in here, but if you want it you’ll have to read it cover to cover.


Ok, I didn’t read it all, but did a thorough skim today.

Notes On “Blood Meridian

Merldian Poetics of Transition. Notes covers a very wide spectrum of subjects; it offers detailed real-life biographies of Blood Meridian ‘s main characters his findings on John Joel Glanton are amazingly extensivestudies the different sources and settings that McCarthy uses in the novel, [End Page ] and presents published records of the massacres described in Blood Meridian.

If you’ve been mystified by this masterwork and want to know more about, well, all things Blood Meridian, you must beg borrow or steal this book. Chamberlain describes him as a renaissance man, as able with languages and music and as sepicg and perverse as McCarthy’s character.

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Sep 04, Mdridian Wendel rated it really liked it. Russell Books Ltd Condition: Mega Buzz Inc Condition: At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. It was a revelation to discover the true history behind Cormac McCarthy’s masterpiece “Blood Meridian.

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