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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How to write a great review. Enter John Sepich’s Notes On University of Texas Press. CDs, access codes etc This book is insight for novices. To guide all its readers and help them appreciate the novel’s wealth of historically verifiable ,eridian, places, and events, John Sepich compiled what has become the classic reference work, Notes on Blood Meridian.

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Included are several academic essays sepic explore various aspects of the prose. Holden is utterly right about games, projection, divination, wishes, and war. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Timothy Rogalski rated it really liked it Dec 18, Whether you take all of Sepich’s assertions at face 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 Jphn.


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I will soon read “Blood Meridian” for the third time, but for the first time with the knowledge that I am reading history reve It was a revelation to discover the true history behind Cormac McCarthy’s masterpiece “Blood Meridian.

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Notes on Blood Meridian by John Sepich

Eyewitness to the Old West. You also get listings and translations of all the non-English portions of the novel, with annotations on obscure words. It’s basically the recipe for McCarthy’s book, characters and events separated and traced back through books and history. At long last this classic and obscure work has been reissued by UT.

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Sep 06, Hugo rated it really liked it. I highly recommend “Notes” to anyone who was enthralled by McCarthy’s stunning work.


Tracing many of the nineteenth-century primary sources that McCarthy used, Notes uncovers the historical roots sepicg Blood Meridian. The New York T Blood MeridianCormac McCarthy’s epic tale of an otherwise nameless “kid” who in his teens joins a gang of licensed scalp hunters whose marauding adventures take place across Texas, Chihuahua, Sonora, Arizona, and California during andis widely considered to be one of the finest novels of the Old West, as well as McCarthy’s greatest work.

Southwestern Women Writers and the Vision of Goodness. Notes On Blood Meridian. The first few chapters are an impressive recounting of the ostensible historical bases of McCarthy’s characters, events, and settings, ,eridian an almost unbelievable number of primary sources. It also brilliantly studies how the themes are intertwined and presents many thematic concordances within the book, an endeavor Sepich undertook for all of McCarthy’s western novels with fellow scholar Christopher Forbis all are available on Sepich’s Web site: 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 Blood Meridian would have been its ultimate fan guide, complete with cast biographies, director’s notes, and production details.

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