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Flannery O'Connor and the Christ-haunted South

Author: Ralph C Wood
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: Flannery O'Connor was only the second twentieth-century writer (after William Faulkner) to have her work collected for the Library of America, the definitive edition of American authors. Forty years after her death, O'Connor's fiction still retains its original power and pertinence. For those who know nothing of O'Connor and her work, this new study by Ralph C. Wood offers one of the finest  Read more...
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Wood, Ralph C.
Flannery O'Connor and the Christ-haunted South.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., c2004
(OCoLC)607247566
Named Person: Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph C Wood
ISBN: 0802821170 9780802821171
OCLC Number: 54356399
Description: xii, 272 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Roman Catholic at home in the Fundamentalist South --
The burden of southern history and the presence of eternity within time --
The problem of the color line : race and religion in Flannery O'Connor's South --
The South as a mannered and mysteriously redemptive region --
Preaching as the Southern Protestant sacrament --
Demonic nihilism : the chief moral temptation of modernity --
Vocation : the divine summons to drastic witness --
Climbing into the starry field and shouting hallelujah : Flannery O'Connor's vision of the world to come.
Responsibility: Ralph C. Wood.
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For those looking to deepen their appreciation of Flannery O'Connor, Wood shows how this literary icon's stories, novels, and essays impinge on America's cultural and ecclesial condition.  Read more...

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