No country for old men : from novel to film / edited by Lynnea Chapman King, Rick Wallach, Jim Welsh

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Subjects: No country for old men
No country for old men (Motion picture)
Film adaptations--History and criticism
McCarthy, Cormac, No country for old men
No country for old men (Motion picture)
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- No country for old men
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933---Film adaptations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xxiii, 238 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface: Too Smart for Mainstream Media? / Lynnea Chapman King
Introduction. Dialogues and Intertextuality: No Country for Old Men as Fictional and Cinematic Text / Rick Wallach
1. "You are the battleground": Materiality, Moral Responsibility, and Determinism in No Country for Old Men / Linda Woodson 1
2. Yeats's "Sailing to Byzantium" and McCarthy's No Country for Old Men: Art and Artifice in the Novel / Steven Frye 13
3. For Whom Bell Tolls: Cormac McCarthy's Sheriff Bell as Spiritual Hero / David Cremean 21
4. No Allegory for Casual Readers / John Vanderheide 32
5. Oedipus Rests: Mimesis and Allegory in No Country for Old Men / John Cant 46
6. Genre, Voice, and Ethos: McCarthy's Perverse "Thriller" / Robert Jarrett 60
7. Borderline Evil: The Dark Side of Byzantium in No Country for Old Men, Novel and Film / Jim Welsh 73
8. "Of what is past, or passing, or to come": Characters as Relics in No Country for Old Men / Pat Tyrer, Pat Nickell 86
9. Devil with a Bad Haircut: Postmodern Villainy Rides the Range in No Country for Old Men / Scott Covell 95
10. For Every Tatter in Its Mortal Dress: Costume and Character in No Country for Old Men / Sonya Topolnisky 110
11. "Hold still": Models of Masculinity in the Coens' No Country for Old Men / Stacey Peebles 124
12. A Flip of the Coin: Gender Systems and Female Resistance in the Coen Brothers' No Country for Old Men / Erin K. Johns 139
13. Grace and Moss's End in No Country for Old Men / Dennis Cutchins 155
14. Denial and Trepidation Awaiting What's Coming in the Coen Brothers' First Film Adaptation / Dennis Rothennel 173
15. Cold-Blooded Coen Brothers: The Death Drive and No Country for Old Men / Jason Landrum 199
16. "Just a cameraman": An Interview with Roger Deakins / Lynnea Chapman King 219
Index 227
Additional Authors: King, Lynnea Chapman, 1967-
Wallach, Rick
Welsh, Jim, 1938-
Notes: LCCN: 2009012063
ISBN: 9780810867291 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 081086729X (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780810867307 (ebook)
ISBN: 0810867303 (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction: Dialogues and intertextuality: No country for old men as fictional and cinematic text / Rick Wallach -- "You are the battleground": materiality, moral responsibility, and determinism in No country for old men / Linda Woodson -- Yeats's "Sailing to Byzantium" and McCarthy's No country for old men: art and artifice in the novel / Steven Frye -- For whom Bell tolls: Cormac McCarthy's Sheriff Bell as spiritual hero / David Cremean -- No allegory for casual readers / John Vanderheide -- Oedipus rests: mimesis and allegory in No country for old men / John Cant -- Genre, voice, and ethos: McCarthy's perverse "thriller" / Robert Jarrett -- Borderline evil: the dark side of Byzantium in No country for old men, novel and film / Jim Welsh -- "Of what is past, or passing, or to come": characters as relics in No country for old men / Pat Tyrer and Pat Nickell -- Devil with a bad haircut: postmodern villainy rides the range in No country for old men / Scott Covell -- For every tatter in its mortal dress: costume and character in No country for old men / Sonya Topolnisky -- "Hold still": models of masculinity in the Coens' No country for old men / Stacey Peebles -- A flip of the coin: gender systems and female resistance in the Coen brothers' No country for old men / Erin K. Johns -- Grace and Moss's end in No country for old men / Dennis Cutchins -- Denial and trepidation awaiting what's coming in the Coen Brothers' first film adaptation / Dennis Rothermel -- Cold-blooded Coen brothers: the death drive and No country for old men / Jason Landrum -- "Just a cameraman": an interview with Roger Deakins / Lynnea Chapman King
OCLC Number: 297206760
ISBN/ISSN: 9780810867291
081086729X
9780810867307
0810867303