Tag Archives: Blood Meridian

A Legion of Horribles

Taking a page from Paul Bond’s book, I used a quote from Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian for this post. Here is the entire passage: A legion of horribles, hundreds in number, half naked or clad in costumes attic or biblical or wardrobed … Continue reading

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Bring me the Head of Joaquín Murieta

Today’s Daily Create is pretty awesome. It provides an old gold map of the Oregon Territory published in 1844  via the David Rumsey Map Collection, and asks you to pick a spot on the map that would provide the setting … Continue reading

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Remixed Book Covers

I was browsing UMW Blogs yesterday when I cam across this post about a remixed book cover of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. The post is part of professor Gary Richards’s Contemporary American Fiction course blog, and the class happening to … Continue reading

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Natural Bridge Wax Museum: William “Big Foot” Wallace

This short video features the diorama dedicated to Texas Ranger William “Big Foot” Wallace, who was originally from Lexington, Virginia, but went to Texas to “take pay out of the Mexicans” after learning both his brother and his cousin had … Continue reading

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Blood Meridian: Some Quotes

224:”…the bull had planted its feet and lifted the animal rider and all clear off the ground…” Image source: “Six versions of Blood Meridian” I’ve been reading and re-reading Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian most of the Summer, and I don’t think … Continue reading

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