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Cormac McCarthy and the ghost of Huck Finn

Author: Leslie Harper Worthington
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume discusses the intertextual connections between Mark Twain's iconic novel and eight works by author Cormac McCarthy. By chronicling the scholarly comparisons between Twain and McCarthy and exploring the echoes of Twain and Huck Finn in McCarthy's writing, this study reveals how McCarthy has not only absorbed Twain's tradition, but transformed it"--Provided by publisher
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Named Person: Cormac McCarthy; Mark Twain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Harper Worthington
ISBN: 9780786466412 0786466413
OCLC Number: 781330635
Description: v, 206 s.
Responsibility: Leslie Harper Worthington

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This volume discusses the intertextual connections between Mark Twain's iconic novel and eight works by author Cormac McCarthy. By chronicling the scholarly comparisons between Twain and McCarthy and exploring the echoes of Twain and Huck Finn in McCarthy's writing, this study reveals how McCarthy has not only absorbed Twain's tradition, but transformed it"--Provided by publisher

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