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Flannery O'Connor: A Celebration of Genius

Flannery O Connor A Celebration of Genius Flannery O Connor is beyond any doubt one of the greatest Southern writers Critical acclaim for her talent began with the publication of her first novel Wise Blood in and her reputation has gro

  • Title: Flannery O'Connor: A Celebration of Genius
  • Author: Sarah Gordon Flannery O'Connor
  • ISBN: 9781892514660
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Flannery O Connor is beyond any doubt one of the greatest Southern writers Critical acclaim for her talent began with the publication of her first novel, Wise Blood, in 1952 and her reputation has grown enormously since her death To commemorate the 75th anniversary of her birth, many of today s most important writers have come together to offer original tributes attestinFlannery O Connor is beyond any doubt one of the greatest Southern writers Critical acclaim for her talent began with the publication of her first novel, Wise Blood, in 1952 and her reputation has grown enormously since her death To commemorate the 75th anniversary of her birth, many of today s most important writers have come together to offer original tributes attesting to the importance of O Connor to their own creative life and work.Flannery O Connor 1925 1964 was born in Savannah and began writing and illustrating short narratives during grade school She attended Georgia State College for Women the Iowa Writer s Workshop Stricken with Lupus at age 25, O Connor returned to Milledgeville, where she lived with her mother at Andalusia until her early death at age 39 She is recognized as a master of the short story form and has won numerous awards including the National Book Award, numerous O Henry Prize Awards.

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    1. Vanderbilt's Millennial Gathering of Writers of the New South left undiscussed one important aspect of past and present Southern literature: the Gothic. Perhaps this omission isn’t surprising. Odd characters, macabre events, and moss-haunted landscapes remain so much a part of our region that discussing them seems as beside the point as discussing the influence of humidity—or Wal-Marts—on the Southern character. ”Whenever I’m asked why Southern writers particularly have a penchant for [...]

    2. The Millennial Gathering of Writers of the New South left undiscussed one important aspect of past and present Southern literature: the Gothic. Perhaps this omission isn’t surprising. Odd characters, macabre events, and moss-haunted landscapes remain so much a part of our region that discussing them seems as beside the point as discussing the influence of humidity—or Wal-Marts—on the Southern character. ”Whenever I’m asked why Southern writers particularly have a penchant for writing a [...]

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