Flannery O'Connor


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Noun1.Flannery O'Connor - United States writer (1925-1964)
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At the beginning of her career, Flannery O'Connor, the most original of Elie's writers, struggled with the question of how to integrate her religious passion and her fiction.
In addition to Wright and Morrison, the volume includes essays on James Agee, Ernest Gaines, Henry Roth, Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, Richard Ford, William Styron, Thomas Keneally, and Kaye Gibbons.
Boulevard, about a naive boy named Newell who moves to New Orleans and encounters the eccentric, the secretive, and the dangerous, is reminiscent of the work of Flannery O'Connor, while No Place presents Nita, the sort of doomed, strong-willed female protagonist who would be at home in a Tennessee Williams play.
Many individuals immediately recognize Milledgeville as the Antebellum Capitol of Georgia or as the home of Flannery O'Connor.
The Bottoms is a strong read, written in a style that invokes Flannery O'Connor, with a touch of Faulkner's quirky characters.
Only after the movie leaves Death Row does it lurch into gear, picking up steam as it allows its characters to behave like recognizable human beings instead of composites from a Flannery O'Connor short story.
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, Darrell Spencer's CAUTION: Men in Trees offers nine mostly first-person stories about men just beginning to admit their lives are falling apart.
Mayo, a Flannery O'Connor Fiction Award winner and well-known translator of contemporary Mexican literature who has lived in Mexico for more than twenty years.
You regularly conclude that His ultimate genius is the inarguable seething miracle of creation--He is the greatest Author ever, even better than Flannery O'Connor, whom He, of course, invented--and you admire the fact that only once has He directly claimed authorship of everything that is, when He lost His temper 3,000 years ago and roared WAST THOU THERE WHEN I LAID THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE EARTH?
This collection of essays about Flannery O'Connor is special for more than one reason.
The writers examined are Flannery O'Connor, Muriel Spark, John Updike, Walker Percy, Mary Gordon, and Marilynne Robinson.
If one had to select a defender of the faith in twentieth-century American literature, Flannery O'Connor would be a prime candidate.