Hemingway Meets Beckett: Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road'

8 Pages Posted: 21 Jan 2008

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

A review of Cormac McCarthy's The Road (Pulitzer Prize 2007), with a special focus on its Modernist rewriting of apocalyptic science fiction, its connections to Hemingway and Beckett's style and themes, and its autobiographical investment.

Keywords: Cormac McCarthy, The Road, Hemingway, Beckett, Science fiction, Nuclear war, Apocalypse

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, Hemingway Meets Beckett: Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road' (2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1085493 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1085493

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

Gran Via 2
Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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