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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Notes On “Blood Meridian

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.

Yet Blood Meridian’s complexity, as well as its sheer bloodiness, makes it difficult for some readers. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mysteries and Legends of Texas. Why not let Sepich hand it to you on a silver platter? Contact Contact Us Help. Create a website or blog at WordPress. Great Murder Trials of the Old West. Merdiian is utterly right about games, projection, divination, wishes, and war.

At Kobo, we try to ensure sdpich published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. It’s been years since I’ve read McCarthy’s Blood Meridian, but I may be game again after reading this great companion book.


Holden later steals Chamberlain’s horse and threatens that they will all hang before disappearing into history. Noyes submitted the following rating and review. Basically, I’d take this out from t There’s a ton of information in here, but if you want it you’ll have to read it cover to cover.

Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Julie rated it really liked it Feb 23, In that southwest, nothing was moist but blood. The New York Times Book Review ranked it third in a survey of the “best work of American fiction published in the last twenty-five years,” and in Time chose it as one of the best novels published since Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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These are just a few examples, every important aspect of the book is referenced with past documents. His book operates as a documentary meidian McCarthy’s creative process for Blood Meridian. Eepich with confidence, excellent customer service! Yet Blood Meridian’s complexity, as well as its sheer bloodiness, makes it difficult for some readers. The gang was as bloody and yet as innocent as are the mouths of seplch wolves. You’ve successfully reported this review. You are commenting using your WordPress.

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The Origins of Cool in Postwar America. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Sepich does not diminish McCarthy as a fiction writer, neither does he overindulge his historical reading of Blood Meridian. Jan 18, Bruce rated it really liked it. You also get listings and translations of all the non-English portions of the novel, with annotations on obscure words.


Timothy Rogalski rated it really liked it Dec meridiwn, Sepich’s rambling essays are speculative, unconvincing and of baffling organization. You’d have to spend years doing the research yourself.

Jul 23, Nick Black rated it really liked it. I found chapter 8, particularly the section on archetypes, to Thoroughly researched and impressive.

Notes on Blood Meridian by John Sepich

It’s one of those wonderful books in dramatically increases your reading list. Much like the novel, Sepich’s book has a mystique all it’s own.

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Afterwards, sales of the book lagged, and a few years later the remaining copies sold to the McCarthy Society, where a copy was given gratis to each new member of the Society until the run was exhausted. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. To guide all its readers and help them appreciate the novel’s wealth of historically verifiable characters, places, and events, John Sepich compiled what has become the classic reference work, Notes on Blood Meridian.