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All the Pretty Horses (1992), the first novel in the trilogy, is set in west Texas in 1948.
In this way, she debunks myths of reclusion for McCarthy, his characters, and his texts as she illustrates a sense of connection and involvement in such popular novels as The Road, No Country for Old Men, and All the Pretty Horses.
Her topics include unraveling the mystery of the judge in Blood Meridian, the nature of existence in All the Pretty Horses, transcendence and immanence in The Crossing Book Two, sin and forgiveness in Cities of the Plain, and the presence of the sacred in The Road.
This article analyses the representation of space and time in The Border Trilogy by Cormac McCarthy, through a focus on the places and geographies that constitute All the Pretty Horses, The Crossing, and Cities of the Plain.
In the case of Juan Rulfo's Pedro Paramo (1955) and Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses (1993), the protagonists seek out Mexico as a means of developing their interior beings.
To answer these questions, the following article will first address key issues of translation theories which are the basis for understanding any type of adaptation, then it will focus on the difference between words and images and on the process of translating literary works into films, and, finally, it will analyze the different means used in communicating ideas in the first and last film adaptations of McCarthy's novels, All the Pretty Horses and The Road, with an aim to underline how the main themes of the novels have been kept or altered in these movies by adding or omitting various scenes, by choosing what to show and how to show it, and, sometimes, by the demands of people wholly unrelated to the creative process or by the expectations of the intended audience.
It is the reclusive McCarthy's first screen-play, although several of his novels - All the Pretty Horses, which also starred Cruz, The Road, and No Country for Old Men, starring Bardem - became movies.
I've read one of the books (All the Pretty Horses) and watched most of the adaptations, and I have to say I'm not a big fan; behind the lean, consciously pared-down prose seems to lie a lurid fascination with violence and po-faced belief in capital-E Evil, all of which is rather indigestible.
The script of this tense but dense thriller is the debut original screenplay by 80-year-old Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy, whose stories have led to films like All The Pretty Horses, The Road and No Country For Old Men.
Capitalizing on the love Hollywood has shown him with its adaptations of "No Country for Old Men" "The Road" and "All the Pretty Horses" McCarthy decided to stray from his comfort zone of terse, no-nonsense novels to try his hand at screenwriting, cooking up a globe-spanning doozy with roots just south of the Rio Grande border.
Cormac McCarthy; All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men, The Road.
This volume discusses the intertextual connections between Twain's iconic novel and eight works by celebrated American author Cormac McCarthy, including Suttree, The Orchard Keeper, Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, The Crossing, Cities of the Plain, No Country for Old Men, and The Road.