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The Resource Peculiar crossroads : Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Catholic vision in postwar southern fiction, Farrell O'Gorman

Peculiar crossroads : Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Catholic vision in postwar southern fiction, Farrell O'Gorman

Label
Peculiar crossroads : Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Catholic vision in postwar southern fiction
Title
Peculiar crossroads
Title remainder
Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Catholic vision in postwar southern fiction
Statement of responsibility
Farrell O'Gorman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Peculiar Crossroads, Farrell O'Gorman explains how the radical religiosity of both Flannery O'Connor's and Walker Percy's vision made them so valuable as southern fiction writers and social critics. Via their spiritual and philosophical concerns, O'Gorman asserts, these two unabashedly Catholic authors bequeathed a postmodern South of shopping malls and interstates imbued with as much meaning as Appomattox or Yoknapatawpha. O'Gorman builds his argument with biographical, historical, literary, and theological evidence, examining the writers' work through intriguing pairings, such as O'Connor
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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O'Gorman, Farrell
Dewey number
813.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3565.C57
LC item number
Z813 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Southern literary studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Connor, Flannery
  • Percy, Walker
  • Christianity and literature
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Christian fiction, American
  • Catholics
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • O'Connor, Flannery
  • Percy, Walker
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Catholics
  • Christian fiction, American
  • Christianity and literature
  • Literature
  • Religion
  • Southern States
Label
Peculiar crossroads : Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Catholic vision in postwar southern fiction, Farrell O'Gorman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of North Carolina, 2000
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"We have had our fall" : malaise and mystery in the lives of Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy -- South to Rome : four southern writers and the Catholic revival -- Toward a Catholic theory of fiction : a Christian realism of the "here-and-now" -- Postwar America and the end of the modern South : catastrophes, castaways, new worlds -- Languages of mystery : legacies of O'Connor and Percy in contemporary southern letters
Control code
250595578
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Louisiana pbk. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 259 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807134276
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)250595578
Label
Peculiar crossroads : Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Catholic vision in postwar southern fiction, Farrell O'Gorman
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of North Carolina, 2000
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"We have had our fall" : malaise and mystery in the lives of Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy -- South to Rome : four southern writers and the Catholic revival -- Toward a Catholic theory of fiction : a Christian realism of the "here-and-now" -- Postwar America and the end of the modern South : catastrophes, castaways, new worlds -- Languages of mystery : legacies of O'Connor and Percy in contemporary southern letters
Control code
250595578
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Louisiana pbk. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 259 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807134276
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)250595578

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