Mapping McCarthy in the age of neoconservatism, or the politics of affect in The Road

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Holloway, David 2019. Mapping McCarthy in the age of neoconservatism, or the politics of affect in The Road. The Cormac McCarthy Journal. https://doi.org/10.5325/cormmccaj.17.1.0004
AuthorsHolloway, David
Abstract

This article reads McCarthy's The Road through the prism of post-9/11 neoconservatism, and argues that readers predisposed toward neoconservative positions on the War on Terror can find their politics validated and reinforced in McCarthy's prose.

KeywordsMcCarthy; Neoconservatism; Ideology
Year2019
JournalThe Cormac McCarthy Journal
PublisherPennsylvania State University Press
ISSN23333073
23333065
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.5325/cormmccaj.17.1.0004
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/623812
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Publication dates30 Apr 2019
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Deposited31 May 2019, 13:20
AcceptedMar 2019
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ContributorsUniversity of Derby
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