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A bloody and barbarous God : the metaphysics of Cormac McCarthy, Petra Mundik

Label
A bloody and barbarous God : the metaphysics of Cormac McCarthy
Title
A bloody and barbarous God
Title remainder
the metaphysics of Cormac McCarthy
Statement of responsibility
Petra Mundik
Title variation
Metaphysics of Cormac McCarthy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A Bloody and Barbarous God investigates the relationship between gnosticism and the perennial philosophy and how these traditions have influenced the later novels of Cormac McCarthy, namely, Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, The Crossing, Cities of the Plain, No Country for Old Men, and The Road
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1984-
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Mundik, Petra
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS3563.C337
LC item number
.M863 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCarthy, Cormac
  • Metaphysics in literature
  • Good and evil in literature
  • Apocalypse in literature
  • Gnosticism in literature
  • Philosophy in literature
  • Mysticism in literature
  • Spirituality in literature
Label
A bloody and barbarous God : the metaphysics of Cormac McCarthy, Petra Mundik
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction. " A direct apprehension of reality": Cormac McCarthy and the perennial philosophy -- "Terra damnata": anticosmic mysticism in Blood meridian -- "Suzerain of the earth": the mystery of the judge in Blood meridian -- "Disciples of a new faith": satanic parody in Blood meridian -- "This luminosity in beings so endarkened": gnostic soteriology in Blood meridian -- "Diverging equity": the nature of existence in All the pretty horses -- "All was fear and marvel": positive and negative epiphanies in The crossing, Book one -- "The illusion of proximity": transcendence and immanence in The crossing, Book two -- "Mourners in the darkness": blindness and insight in The crossing, Book three -- "The right and godmade sun": destiny and salvation in The crossing, Book four -- "Beauty and loss are one": transience and fate in Cities of the plain -- "The bloody and barbarous god": sin and forgiveness in Cities of the plain -- "That man who is all men": the illusory and the real in the epilogue to The border trilogy -- "In all that dark and all that cold": good and evil in No country for old men -- "All things of grace and beauty": the presence of the sacred in The road
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (434 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826356710
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)3710000000631023
  • (EBL)4461668
  • (SSID)ssj0001638564
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16398268
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001638564
  • (PQKBWorkID)14443820
  • (PQKB)10650059
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4461668
  • (OCoLC)945771889
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse51990
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000631023
Label
A bloody and barbarous God : the metaphysics of Cormac McCarthy, Petra Mundik
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction. " A direct apprehension of reality": Cormac McCarthy and the perennial philosophy -- "Terra damnata": anticosmic mysticism in Blood meridian -- "Suzerain of the earth": the mystery of the judge in Blood meridian -- "Disciples of a new faith": satanic parody in Blood meridian -- "This luminosity in beings so endarkened": gnostic soteriology in Blood meridian -- "Diverging equity": the nature of existence in All the pretty horses -- "All was fear and marvel": positive and negative epiphanies in The crossing, Book one -- "The illusion of proximity": transcendence and immanence in The crossing, Book two -- "Mourners in the darkness": blindness and insight in The crossing, Book three -- "The right and godmade sun": destiny and salvation in The crossing, Book four -- "Beauty and loss are one": transience and fate in Cities of the plain -- "The bloody and barbarous god": sin and forgiveness in Cities of the plain -- "That man who is all men": the illusory and the real in the epilogue to The border trilogy -- "In all that dark and all that cold": good and evil in No country for old men -- "All things of grace and beauty": the presence of the sacred in The road
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (434 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826356710
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000631023
  • (EBL)4461668
  • (SSID)ssj0001638564
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16398268
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001638564
  • (PQKBWorkID)14443820
  • (PQKB)10650059
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4461668
  • (OCoLC)945771889
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse51990
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000631023

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