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 publication stories 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 though political philosophy was once no longer O'Connor's pursuit, her writings often handle issues that aren't basically the most important to American lifestyles 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 principles approximately political inspiration in the United States. The members deal with themes resembling 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 move; and her ideas on controversies over eugenics. different essays within the quantity specialize in O'Connor's impacts, the rules underlying her fiction, and the price of her paintings for realizing modern highbrow existence 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 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