By Henry T. III Edmondson,John Jr. Sikes,Benjamin B. Alexander,Michael L. Schroeder,Margaret Earley Whitt,George Piggford,Sarah Gordon,Ralph Wood,Marc Bosco,Farrell O'Gorman,Gary Cuiba,John Roos,Christina Bieber-Lake,John F. Desmond,Marion Montgomery
Acclaimed writer and Catholic philosopher Flannery O'Connor (1925--1964) penned novels, collections of brief tales, a variety of essays, and various publication reports over the process her existence. Her paintings keeps to fascinate, perplex, and encourage new generations of readers and poses vital questions about human nature, ethics, social switch, equality, and justice. even though political philosophy used to be now not O'Connor's pursuit, her writings usually tackle topics that aren't purely the most important to American existence and tradition, but in addition supply beneficial perception into the interaction among fiction and politics.
A Political spouse to Flannery O'Connor explores the author's fiction, prose, and correspondence to bare her critical rules approximately political suggestion in the US. The participants handle subject matters reminiscent of O'Connor's affinity with writers and philosophers together with Eric Voegelin, Edith Stein, Russell Kirk, and the Agrarians; her attitudes towards the civil rights circulate; and her recommendations on controversies over eugenics. different essays within the quantity specialise in O'Connor's impacts, the rules underlying her fiction, and the price of her paintings for realizing modern highbrow lifestyles and culture.
Examining the political context of O'Connor's existence and her responses to the severe occasions and controversies of her time, this assortment bargains significant interpretations of the political value of this influential writer's work.
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A Political Companion to Flannery O'Connor (Political Companions to Great American Authors) by Henry T. III Edmondson,John Jr. Sikes,Benjamin B. Alexander,Michael L. Schroeder,Margaret Earley Whitt,George Piggford,Sarah Gordon,Ralph Wood,Marc Bosco,Farrell O'Gorman,Gary Cuiba,John Roos,Christina Bieber-Lake,John F. Desmond,Marion Montgomery