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(Re-)Writing the End: Apocalyptic Narratives in the Postmodern Novel
(University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2011)
This thesis investigates the relationship between the apocalyptic narrative and the postmodern novel. It explores and builds on Patricia Waugh‟s hypothesis in Practising Postmodernism: Reading Modernism (1992) which suggests ...
“The Salitter drying from the earth”: Apocalypse in the novels of Cormac McCarthy
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities, 2010)
In this thesis, I analyse four novels by Cormac McCarthy through the lens of Apocalypse theory. Looking at his later, south-western, novels Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men and The Road, I ...