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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The first time I read Blood Meridian at the personal recommendation of Robert Penn Warren I might add I thought the novel was an extremely imaginative almost fantastical version of the West, but when I read it the second time later along with Sepich’s “Notes” I was shock to find out this an almost scrupulous historical novel, ant that those pieces that I found most absurd and unreal were sometimes direct lifts from contemporary newspaper articles.

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The author’s postulating on McCarthy’s use of Tarot symbolism might overreach, but his points are well-researched if not completely convincing. The gang was as bloody and yet as innocent as are the mouths of feeding wolves. It’s one of those wonderful books that dramatically increases your reading list.

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Notes on Blood Meridian by John Sepich

Contact Contact Us Help. Long out of print, I was thrilled to pick up a copy of the UT Press reissue after paging through a copy at the Witliff Collection. It is structured and reads as such. Little Known Tales in California History.

Blood Meridian (1985) by Cormac McCarthy

Book titles OR Journal titles. Originally published inNotes remained in print for only a few years and has become highly sought-after in the rare book market, with used copies selling for hundreds of dollars.

Some excellent historical information about my current object of research, McCarthy’s Bloof Meridian. Not sure I’ve ever even seen a book this poorly organized; it’s not really a companion, since it doesn’t go through the book page for page, but the essays which I think?

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Thoroughly researched and impressive. Jan 25, DavidB rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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 McCarthy.


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.

Notes on Blood Meridian by John Sepich

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.

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. John Sepich gives us an overview of Mcarthy’s merdian as well as a look into some of the other conceits that tie the book together. I bloo soon read “Blood Meridian” for the third time, but for the first time with the knowledge that I am reading history revealed. Apr 07, Joseph rated it liked it.

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