This is a short list of books to help you further your exploration of O'Connor.
After you have become familiar with O'Connor, you may find yourself wanting to learn more about her life and work. To do this you will want to begin to explore here writing in a more in depth way. Here are a few types of resources to help further your research.
Thesis and Dissertation
These are very comprehensive and complex works that address specific questions concerning the works of Flannery O'Connor. They can aid your research as sources in and of themselves, but their bibliographies can introduce you to more advanced sources as well. Georgia College has vast collection of Theses and Dissertations. These can be found through the Library and Instructional Technology Center's Gil Classic or Gilfind Catalog. Most of these are located in Special Collections. You can easily limit your search results to just Special Collections (see below).
If you are not a student at Georgia College and are not able to visit us, consider using WorldCat to look up theses and dissertations related to Flannery O'Connor. WorldCat offers you the ability to limit searches to just thesis and dissertations(see below).
If you are just beginning your advanced research into Flannery O'Connor, the idea of using manuscripts may be daunting. In particular, the thought of performing heavy textual analysis of multiple drafts of Wise Blood may overwhelm you. You do not have to start with this type of analysis. The letters of Flannery O'Connor are much more approachable and provide significant insight into O'Connor's writing. Specifically, these speak to the following questions and much more: