'The Road', y compañía ('The Road' & Company)

18 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2015 Last revised: 5 Mar 2015

Date Written: February 19, 2010

Abstract

Spanish Abstract: Comentamos la película de John Hillcoat 'The Road', basada en la novela homónima de Cormac McCarthy. La narración post-apocalíptica de la película, y respuestas representativas a la misma, se sitúan en el contexto de la norteamérica posterior al 11-S, y en el contexto de la crisis ecológica de la civilización industrial, y se evaluá desde un punto de vista ideológico y estético la película en tanto que adaptación de la novela.

English Abstract: A commentary of John Hillcoat's film 'The Road', based on Cormac McCarthy's novel of the same title. The post-apocalyptic narrative of the film, and representative responses to it, are set in the context of post-9/11 America and the ecological crisis of industrial civilization, and the film is evaluated as an adaptation of the novel from an ideological and aesthetic viewpoint.

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Keywords: Film, Adaptation, Literature, Novel, Post-apocalyptic fiction, Science fiction, Cormac McCarthy

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, 'The Road', y compañía ('The Road' & Company) (February 19, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2549563 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2549563

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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