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

ISBN-10: 0813169402

ISBN-13: 9780813169408

Acclaimed writer and Catholic philosopher Flannery O'Connor (1925--1964) penned novels, collections of brief tales, a number of essays, and various ebook experiences over the process her lifestyles. Her paintings keeps to fascinate, perplex, and encourage new generations of readers and poses vital questions on human nature, ethics, social switch, equality, and justice. even supposing political philosophy used to be no longer O'Connor's pursuit, her writings often deal with topics that aren't merely an important to American lifestyles and tradition, but additionally supply precious 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 valuable rules approximately political concept in the US. The participants handle issues 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 move; and her strategies on controversies over eugenics. different essays within the quantity concentrate on O'Connor's affects, the foundations underlying her fiction, and the worth of her paintings for knowing 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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