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Flannery O'Connor's radical reality

Author: Jan Nordby Gretlund; Karl-Heinz Westarp
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aims to bring together essays by a number of O'Connor scholars, to assess the impact of the political, religious, and social milieu of her time on novels and short stories that consistently attract  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Nordby Gretlund; Karl-Heinz Westarp
ISBN: 1570036012 9781570036019 9781570037177 1570037175
OCLC Number: 61140990
Description: xvii, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : from the grotesque to terror, Flannery O'Connor's radical reality --
A good monk is hard to find : Thomas Merton, Flannery O'Connor, the American Catholic writer, and the Cold War / Michael Kreyling --
Flannery O'Connor's art : a gesture of grace / Lila N. Meeks --
The world of the cartoons and their importance to O'Connor's fiction / Kelly Gerald --
He would have been a good man : compassion and meanness in Truman Capote and Flannery O'Connor / Marshall Bruce Gentry --
"Then I discovered the Germans" : O'Connor's encounter with Guardini and German thinkers of the interwar period / W.A. Sessions --
Seeking beauty in darkness : Flannery O'Connor and the French Catholic renaissance / Sarah Gordon --
The church-historical origin of O'Connor's blood symbolism / Inger Thörnqvist --
"The very heart of mystery" : theophany in O'Connor's stories / Jack Dillard Ashley --
Metaphoric processes in Flannery O'Connor's short fiction / Karl-Heinz Westarp --
Fiction's echo of revelation : Flannery O'Connor's challenge as Thomistic maker / Marion Montgomery --
O'Connor's Everything that rises must converge and theories of the short story sequence / Hans H. Skei --
Flannery O'Connor as communicant : a constant devotion / Jean W. Cash --
Toward discerning how Flannery O'Connor's fiction can be considered "Roman Catholic" / Patrick Samway, S.J. --
Life at Andalusia / Ashley Brown.
Responsibility: edited by Jan Nordby Gretlund and Karl-Heinz Westarp.
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