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 number of essays, and diverse e-book studies over the process her lifestyles. 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 often tackle subject matters that aren't purely an important to American existence and tradition, but in addition supply worthwhile perception into the interaction among fiction and politics.
A Political significant other to Flannery O'Connor explores the author's fiction, prose, and correspondence to bare her important principles approximately political suggestion in the USA. The individuals tackle subject matters corresponding 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 concepts on controversies over eugenics. different essays within the quantity concentrate on O'Connor's impacts, the rules underlying her fiction, and the price of her paintings for figuring out modern highbrow existence and culture.
Examining the political context of O'Connor's existence and her responses to the serious 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