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Cormac McCarthy

Knowledge Identifier: +Cormac_McCarthy


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


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"


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


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


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


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


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


Carthy renovated, even doing the stonework himself. add something


Child of God was published in 1973. add something


Lisle and moved to El Paso, Texas. add something


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


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


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


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"


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


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"


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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