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, quite a few essays, and diverse e-book experiences over the process her existence. Her paintings maintains to fascinate, perplex, and encourage new generations of readers and poses vital questions about human nature, ethics, social swap, equality, and justice. even if political philosophy used to be no longer O'Connor's pursuit, her writings often deal with issues that aren't basically the most important to American existence and tradition, but in addition supply important perception into the interaction among fiction and politics.
A Political better half to Flannery O'Connor explores the author's fiction, prose, and correspondence to bare her important rules approximately political suggestion in the United States. The participants tackle subject matters comparable to 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 flow; and her strategies on controversies over eugenics. different essays within the quantity specialise in O'Connor's affects, the rules underlying her fiction, and the worth of her paintings for figuring out 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 importance 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