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Cormac McCarthy

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Cormac McCarthy

American novelist and playwrightadd

Category: Literature

Born in 1933.

Countries: United States (59%), Spain (8%), Ireland (5%)

Main connections: The Road, The Road (2009 film), Richard Matheson

Linked to: The New York Times, University Press of Mississippi, Random House, Rockefeller Foundation

 

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Cormac McCarthy was born in 1933 add something


1954

Deadlight - " He cites as influences on the story Richard Matheson's 1954 novel "I Am Legend", Stephen King's 2006 novel "Cell", Cormac McCarthy's 2006 novel "The Road", and Robert Kirkman's comic book series "The Walking Dead"

 

Deadlight - " He cites as influences on the story Richard Matheson's 1954 novel "I Am Legend", Stephen King's 2006 novel "Cell", Cormac McCarthy's 2006 novel "The Road", and Robert Kirkman's comic book series "The Walking Dead"


1959

While at UT he published two stories in The Phoenix and was awarded the Ingram-Merrill Award for creative writing in 1959 and 1960. add something


1962

At Random House, the manuscript found its way to Albert Erskine, who had been William Faulkner's editor until Faulkner's death in 1962. add something


1963

The Olivetti Lettera 32 has been in his care for 46 years, since 1963. add something


1965

Carthy shipped out aboard the liner Sylvania, hoping to visit Ireland. add something

 

McCarthy's first novel, The Orchard Keeper, was published by Random House in 1965. add something


1966

Carthy received a Rockefeller Foundation Grant, which he used to travel around Southern Europe before landing in Ibiza, where he wrote his second novel, Outer Dark. add something

 

In 1966, they were married in England. add something


1969

Carthy renovated, even doing the stonework himself. add something


1973

Child of God was published in 1973. add something


1976

Lisle and moved to El Paso, Texas. add something


1977

The Gardener's Son was part of a series for PBS and aired in January 1977. add something


1979

In 1979, his novel Suttree, which he had been writing on and off for twenty years, was finally published. add something


1981

Supporting himself with the money from his 1981 MacArthur Fellowship, he wrote his next novel, Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West, which was published in 1985. add something


1985

Samuel Chamberlain - " It was the primary source for author Cormac McCarthy's 1985 novel "Blood Meridian

 

Walter De Maria - "The Lightning Field" might have influenced the imagery of author Cormac McCarthy's epilogue in his 1985 novel, "Blood Meridian"


1992

Carthy's Venomous Fiction - 1992 interview with McCarthy from The New York Times. add something

 

McCarthy finally received widespread recognition in 1992 with the publication of All the Pretty Horses, which won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. add something


2000

Carthy's novel All the Pretty Horses was made into a film directed by Billy Bob Thornton, starring Matt Damon and Penelope Cruz. add something

 

No Country for Old Men (film) - The adaptation was to be the second of McCarthy's work, following the 2000 film "All the Pretty Horses"


2005

McCarthy's 2005 novel No Country for Old Men was adapted into a 2007 Academy Award-winning film directed by the Coen Brothers and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem. add something


2006

Carthy published the play The Sunset Limited. add something

 

Carthy's 2006 novel The Road as the April 2007 selection for her Book Club. add something

 

Carthy's 2006 play The Sunset Limited aired on HBO in February 2011. add something

 

The Road - "'The Road"' is a 2006 novel by American writer Cormac McCarthy

 

The Road (2009 film) - In November 2006, producer Nick Wechsler used independent financing to acquire film rights to adapt the 2006 novel "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy


2007

A film based on the novel The Road began development in 2007. add something

 

Carthy agreed to his first television interview, which aired on The Oprah Winfrey Show on June 5, 2007. add something

 

Carthy and the Coen Brothers, on the eve of their adaptation of McCarthy's No Country for Old Men. During the conversation, McCarthy talked about his taste in cinema, claiming he's "not that big a fan of exotic foreign films" and citing Five Easy Pieces and Days of Heaven as "good movies" while praising the Coens' own Miller's Crossing as "a very, very fine movie". add something

 

No Country for Old Men (film) - "'No Country for Old Men"' is a 2007 American neo-Western thriller directed, written, and edited by Joel and Ethan Coen, based on the Cormac McCarthy novel of the same name


2008

Viggo Mortensen - Other well-received films in recent years have included "Appaloosa" and the 2009 film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel "The Road"


2009

Viggo Mortensen - In 2009 he joined the cast of "The Road", a film adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel of the same name, and collaborated with David Cronenberg for a third time on "A Dangerous Method"

 

Joe Penhall - Penhall however adapted a Cormac McCarthy's book "The Road" in 2009 for film which starred Viggo Mortensen for which he revieved wide praise and he says is his best produced screen work

 

Michael K. Williams - Williams played the role of The Thief in the 2009 film "The Road", an adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel of the same name

 

The Road (2009 film) - "'The Road"' is a 2009 American post-apocalyptic drama film directed by John Hillcoat from a screenplay written by Joe Penhall, which is in return based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning 2006 novel of the same name by American author Cormac McCarthy

 

John Hillcoat - His film "The Road", based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, premiered at the 2009 Toronto Film Festival, and was released in the U.S. in November 2009


2011

Carthy, Werner Herzog, and Lawrence Krauss on Science Friday, April 8, 2011. add something

 

The play was adapted for film by the playwright for a version directed and executive produced by Tommy Lee Jones; it began airing on HBO in February 2011. add something


2012

In 2012, he sold his first original screenplay "The Counselor "to Nick Wechsler, Paula Mae Schwartz, and Steve Schwartz, who had previously produced the film adaptation of McCarthy's novel The Road add something

 

Production finished in 2012, and it is due for an October 25th, 2013 release add something

 

The Counselor - On January 18, 2012, it was reported that novelist Cormac McCarthy had sold his first spec script, "The Counselor", to Nick Wechsler, Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz, who had previously produced the film adaptation of McCarthy's novel "The Road"

 

Michael Fassbender - In February 2012, Fassbender signed on to play a title role as a lawyer in "The Counselor", a film directed by Ridley Scott and based on the Cormac McCarthy script


2013

Child of God (film) - "'Child of God"' is a 2013 American crime-drama film co-written and directed by James Franco, and starring Scott Haze, based on the novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy

 

The Counselor - "'The Counselor"' is a 2013 British-American thriller film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Cormac McCarthy


2014

Fabio Sonzogni - On February 21, 2014 in Florence, Teatro Cantiere Florida, he is performing and directing "Sunset Limited", by Cormac McCarthy

 

Fabio Sonzogni - In November 2014 he will performe "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy


2017

In a 2017 essay titled "The Kekulé Problem", McCarthy analyzed a dream of August Kekulé's as a model of the unconscious mind and the origins of language add something