Hemingway Meets Beckett: Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road'
8 Pages Posted: 21 Jan 2008
Date Written: 2008
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
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