from books-and-movies-that-influenced-the-writing-of-suttree thread at http://www.cormacmccarthy.com
Night of the Hunter
Sut Lovingood: Yarns Spun By a Nat’ral Born Durn’d Fool
Sutpen in Absalom, Absalom! and The Reivers
(characters liked by Faulkner) Falstaff, Prince Hal, Nick Bottom, Mercutio, Huck Finn, Jim
Falstaff at Herne’s Oak, from “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” Act V, Scene v, James Stephanoff, 1832. Via Wikimedia.
Scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1848-1851). Titania and Bottom. Edwin Henry Landseer (1802–1873). Via Wikimedia.
The Neon Wilderness and A Walk on the Wild Side
(Henry Louis Mencken) See The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche (1907)
The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes/The Scopes Monkey Trial and Tennessee’s Butler Act. (On human evolution)
Went to seoul. Bought books. Spent the day at the war museum in dragon hill. Spent the night eating, drinking and dancing in itaewon.