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, numerous essays, and diverse ebook experiences over the process her lifestyles. Her paintings maintains to fascinate, perplex, and encourage new generations of readers and poses very important questions on human nature, ethics, social switch, equality, and justice. even if political philosophy was once now not O'Connor's pursuit, her writings often deal with topics that aren't simply the most important to American lifestyles and tradition, but additionally provide 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 primary rules approximately political inspiration in the USA. The participants deal with 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 stream; and her recommendations on controversies over eugenics. different essays within the quantity concentrate on O'Connor's impacts, the foundations underlying her fiction, and the price of her paintings for knowing modern highbrow lifestyles and culture.
Examining the political context of O'Connor's lifestyles and her responses to the severe occasions and controversies of her time, this assortment deals 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