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Flannery O'Connor Criticism

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Asals, Frederick. Flannery O'Connor: The Imagination of Extremity. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1982.

Bacon, Jon Lance. Flannery O'Connor and Cold War Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Balazy, Teresa. Structural Patterns in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction. Polska Akademia Nauk, Oddzial W Poznaniu, Warzawa - Poznan, 1982. (Printed in Poland)

Balee, Susan. Flannery O'Connor: Literary Prophet of the South. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1994.

Baumgaertner, Jill P. Flannery O'Connor: A Proper Scaring. Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1988.

Beck, Charlotte H. The Fugitive Legacy: A Critical History. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.

Bloom, Harold (editor). Modern Critical Views: Flannery O'Connor. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1986.

Brinkmeyer, Robert H. The Art and Vision of Flannery O'Connor. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.

Brissac, Genevieve. Loin du Paradis: Flannery O'Connor. Paris: Gallimard, 1991.

Broncano, Manuel. Mundos Breves, Mundos Infinitos: Flannery O'Connor y el Cuento Norteamericano. Leon: Universidad de Leon, 1992.

Browning, Preston M., Jr. Flannery O'Connor. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1974.

Caron, Timothy Paul. Struggles Over the Word: Race and Religion in O'Connor, Faulkner, Hurston, and Wright. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2000.

Caruso, Teresa. (ed) "On the Subject of the Feminist Business": Re-reading Flannery O'Connor. New York: Peter Lang, 2004

Cash, Jean. Flannery O'Connor: A Life. University of Tennessee Press, 2002

Chauhan, Posh Charak. Religious Humanism in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor. Karol Bagh, New Delhi: Arya Book Depot, 1995.

Coles, Robert. Flannery O'Connor's South. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1980.

Ciuba, Gary. Desire, Violence, and Divinity in Modern Southern Fiction: Katherine Anne Porter, Flannery O'Connor, Cormac McCarthy, Walker Percy. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2007.

Darretta, John Lawrence. Before the Sun Has Set: Retribution in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor. New York: Peter Lang, 2007

Desmond, John. Risen Sons: Flannery O'Connor's Vision of History. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1987.

Dibble, Terry J. Flannery O'Connor's Short Stories, Notes. Lincoln, NB: Cliffs Notes, 1986.

Di Renzo, Anthony. American Gargoyles: Flannery O'Connor and the Medieval Grotesque. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.

Drake, Robert. Flannery O'Connor: A Critical Essay. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1966.

Driggers, Stephen G.; Dunn Robert J.; and Gordon, Sarah E. The Manuscripts of Flannery O'Connor at Georgia College. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1989.

Driskell, Leon V. and Brittain, Joan T. The Eternal Crossroads: The Art of Flannery O'Connor. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1971.

Edmondson, Henry T. Return to Good and Evil: Flannery O'Connor's Response to Nihilism. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2002.

Eggenschwiler, David. The Christian Humanism of Flannery O'Connor. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1972.

Elie, Paul. The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2003.

Ellsberg, Robert (ed). Flannery O'Connor: Spiritual Writings. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2003.

Enjolras, Laurence. Flannery O'Connor's Characters. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1998.

Evans, Robert C., Little Anne C., and Wiedemann, Barbara. Short Fiction: A Critical Companion. West Cornwall, CT : Locust Hill Press, 1997.

Farmer, David. Flannery O'Connor: A Descriptive Bibliography. New York: Garland Publishing Company, 1981.

Feeley, Kathleen. Flannery O'Connor: Voice of the Peacock. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1972.

Feeley, Kathleen. Flannery O'Connor: Voice of the Peacock. New York: Fordham University Press, 1982.

Ficken, Carl. God's Story and Modern Literature: Reading Fiction in Community. Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1985.

Fickett, Harold and Gilbert, Douglas R. Flannery O'Connor: Images of Grace. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1986.

Fitzgerald, Robert and Fitzgerald, Sally (editors). Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1969.

Fitzgerald, Sally (editor). The Habit of Being. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979.

Friedman, Melvin J. and Clark, Beverly Lyon. Critical Essays on Flannery O'Connor. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co., 1985.

Friedman, Melvin J. and Lawson, Lewis A. (editors). The Added Dimension: The Art and Mind of Flannery O'Connor. New York: Fordham University Press, 1977.

Gentry, Marshall Bruce. Flannery O'Connor's Religion of the Grotesque. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1986.

Getz, Lorine M. Flannery O'Connor: Her Life, Library and Book Reviews. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1980.

Getz, Lorine M. Flannery O'Connor, Literary Theologian: The Habits and Discipline of Being. Lewiston, NY: The E. Mellen Press, 1999.

Getz, Lorine M. Nature and Grace in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1982.

Giannone, Richard. Flannery O'Connor, Hermit Novelist. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2000.

Giannone, Richard. Flannery O'Connor and the Mystery of Love. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1989.

Golden, Robert E. and Sullivan, Mary C. Flannery O'Connor and Caroline Gordon: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co., 1977.

Gordon, Sarah (editor). The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin. Milledgeville, GA: Georgia College & State University. (1972-2000) (JOURNAL)

Gordon Sarah (editor). Flannery O'Connor: In Celebration of Genius. Athens, GA: Hill Street Press, 2000.

Gordon, Sarah. Flannery O'Connor: The Obedient Imagination. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000.

Gretlund, Jan Nordby and Westarp, Karl Heinz. (eds) Flannery O'Connor's Radical Reality. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, 2006.

Grimshaw, James A., Jr. The Flannery O'Connor Companion. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981.

Hallisey, Joan and F. and Vetterling, Mary-Anne, (editors). Proceedings: Northeast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature, October 10-12, 1996 at Regis College. Weston, MA: Conference on Christianity and Literature, 1996.

Hardy, Donald W. Narrating Knowledge in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction: A Linguistic Approach to the Novels and Short Stories of Flannery O'Connor. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2003.

Hawkins, Peter S. The Language of Grace: Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Iris Murdoch. Cambridge, MA: Cowley Publications, 1983.

Hendin, Josephine. The World of Flannery O'Connor. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1970.

Heher, Michael F. Flannery O'Connor on Revelation. Romae: 1987.

Humphries, Jefferson. The Otherness Within: Gnostic Readings in Marcel Proust, Flannery O'Connor, and Francois Villon. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.

Hurley, Jennifer A., (editor). Readings on Flannery O'Connor. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 2001.

Hyman, Stanley Edgar. Flannery O'Connor. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1966.

Johansen, Ruthann Knechel. The Narrative Secret of Flannery O'Connor: The Trickster as Interpreter. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1994.

Kessler, Edward. Flannery O'Connor and the Language of Apocalypse. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986.

Kilcourse, George. Flannery O'Connor's Religious Imagination: A World with Everything Off Balance. New York: Paulist Press, 2001.

Kinney, Arthur F. Flannery O'Connor's Library: Resources of Being. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

Kreyling. Michael (editor). New Essays on Wise Blood. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Lake, Christina Bieber. The Incarnational Art of Flannery O'Connor. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2005

Logsdon, Loren and Mayer, Charles W. (editors). Since Flannery O'Connor: Essays on the Contemporary American Short Story. Macomb, IL: Western Illinois University Press, 1987.

McFarland, Dorothy Tuck. Flannery O'Connor. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Company, 1976.

McKenzie, Barbara. Flannery O'Connor's Georgia. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1980. (picture book)

McMullen, Joanne Halleran. Writing Against God: Language as Message in the Literature of Flannery O'Connor. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1996.

Magee, Rosemary. Conversations with Flannery O'Connor. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1987.

Magee, Rosemary M. Friendship and Sympathy: Communities of Southern Women Writers. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1992.

Martin, Carter W. The True Country: Themes in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 1968.

Martin, Regis. Unmasking the Devil: Dramas of Sin and Grace in the World of Flannery O'Connor. Ypsilanti, MI: Sapientia Press, 2002.

May, John R. The Pruning Word: The Parables of Flannery O'Connor. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1976.

Montgomery, Marion. Hillbilly Thomist: Flannery O'Connor, St. Thomas, and the Limits of Art. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2006.

Montgomery, Marion. Why Flannery O'Connor Stayed Home. La Salle, IL: Sherwood Sugden and Company, 1981.

Muller, Gilbert H. Nightmares and Visions: Flannery O'Connor and the Catholic Grotesque. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1972.

Murphy, John P., Linda Hunter Adams, Richard H. Cracroft, and Susan Elizabeth Howe. eds. Flannery O'Connor and the Christian Mystery. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, Center for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, 1997.

Nisly, L. Lamar. Impossible to Say: Representing Religious Mystery in Fiction by Malamud, Percy, Ozick, and O'Connor. Troy, MO: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002.

Noguchi, Hajime. Criticism of Flannery O'Connor. Tokyo: Bunkashobouhakubunsh], 1985.

O'Connor, Flannery. A Good Man Is Hard to Find; edited and with an introduction by Frederick Asals. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1993.

O'Connor, Flannery. Collected Works. New York: Library of America, 1988.

O'Gorman, Farrell. Peculiar Crossroads : Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Catholic Vision in Postwar Southern Fiction. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004.

Orvell, Miles. Flannery O'Connor: An Introduction. Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1991.

Orvell, Miles. Invisible Parade: The Fiction of Flannery O'Connor. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1972.

Paffenroth, Kim. The Heart Set Free: Sin and Redemption in the Gospels, Augustine, Dante, and Flannery O'Connor. Harrisburg, PA: Continuum, 2005.

Paulson, Suzanne Morrow. Flannery O'Connor: A Study of the Short Fiction. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1988.

Pearson, Michael. Imagined Places: Journeys into Literary America. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1991.

Portch, Stephen R. Literature's Silent Language: A Study of the Short Fiction. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 1985.

Prown, Katherine Hemple. Revising Flannery O'Connor: Southern Literary Culture and the Problem of Female Authorship. Charlottesville: University of Press of Virginia, 2001.

Quinn, John J. Flannery O'Connor: A Memorial. Scranton: University of Scranton Press, 1995.

Ragen, Brian Abel. A Wreck on the Road to Damascus: Innocence, Guilt, and Conversion in Flannery O'Connor. Chicago, IL: Loyola University Press, 1989.

Rath, Sura P. and Shaw, Mary Neff. Flannery O'Connor: New Perspectives. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996.

Reiter, Robert E. (editor). Flannery O'Connor. St. Louis, MO: B. Herder Book Company, 1968 (?).

Robillard, Douglas. The Critical Response to Flannery O'Connor. Troy, MO: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004.

Schloss, Carol. Flannery O'Connor's Dark Comedies: The Limits of Inference. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1980.

Scott, R. Neil. Flannery O'Connor: An Annotated Reference Guide to Criticism. Milledgeville, GA: Timberlane Books, 2002.

Scott, R. Neil and Valerie Nye. Postmarked Milledgeville: A Guide to Flannery O'Connor's Correspondence in Libraries and Archives. Milledgeville: Georgia College & State University, 2002.

Seel, Cynthia. Ritual Performance in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2001.

Simpson, Melissa. Flannery O'Connor: A Biography. Troy, MO: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005.

Spivey, Ted Ray. Flannery O'Connor: The Woman, the Thinker, the Visionary. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1995.

Srigley, Susan. Flannery O'Connor's Sacramental Art. Chicago, IL: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005.

Stephens, C. Ralph. (editor). The Correspondence of Flannery O'Connor and the Brainard Cheneys. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1986.

Stephens, Martha. The Question of Flannery O'Connor. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1973.

Sullivan, Walter. Death by Melancholy: Essays on Modern Southern Fiction. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1972.

Sykes, John D., Jr. Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and the Aesthetic of Revelation. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2007.

Walters, Dorothy. Flannery O'Connor. New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., 1973.

Weisenburger, Steven. Fables of Subversion: Satire and the American Novel, 1930-1980. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995.

Westarp, Karl-Heinz (compiler). Flannery O'Connor: The Growing Craft: A Synoptic Variorium Edition of The Geranium, An Exile in the East, Getting Home, Judgment Day. Birmingham, AL: Summa Publications, 1992.

Westarp, Karl-Heniz. Precision and Depth in Flannery O'Connor's Short Stories. Aarhus University Press, 2002.

Westarp, Karl-Heinz and Gretlund, Jan Nordby (editors). Realist of Distances: Flannery 'Connor Revisited. Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus University Press, 1987.

Westling, Louise. Sacred Groves and Ravaged Gardens: The Fiction of Eudora Welty, Carson McCullars, and Flannery O'Connor. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

Whitt, Margaret Earley. Understanding Flannery O'Connor. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1995.

Williams, Rowan. Grace And Necessity: Reflections on Art And Love. Harrisburg, PA: Continuum, 2006.

Wood, Ralph C. The Comedy of Redemption: Christian Faith and Comic Vision in Four American Novelists. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1988.

Wood, Ralph C. Flannery O'Connor and the Christ Haunted South. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2004.

Zuber, Leo J. (editor). The Presence of Grace and Other Book Reviews by Flannery O'Connor. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1983.

Kell Carpenter