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A Bibliography of Criticism about Flannery O'Connor and Her Work

A work in progress organized by subject. Most of the following articles appear in journals, although you may find reference to a few books or conference papers. The purpose of this bibliography is to catalog older articles that are unlikely to be indexed in electronic databases. If you're not thrilled with the prospect of hunting down and wrestling bound periodicals to locate these articles, visit your library's online databases.

Currently, the subjects are out of order. Use "ctrl F" to find by keyword. We will organize these items when we have time (which probably means things will be disorganized forever).

Religion/God

Mary Hood and the Speed of Grace: Catching Up with Flannery O'Connor | Farmer, Joy A. | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 33 no. 1 | p. 91-99 | 1996

The Saving Rape: Flannery O'Connor and Patriarchal Religion | Havird, David | Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Culture | vol. 47 no. 1 | p. 15-26 | 1993

Visions of Southern Life and Religion in O'Connor's Wise Blood and Walker's The Third Life of Grange Copeland | Butler, Robert | College Language Association Journal | vol. 36 no. 4 | p. 349-70 | 1993.

Individuation and Religious Experience: A Jungian Approach to O'Connor's 'Revelation' | Rowley, Rebecca K. | Southern Literary Journal | vol. 25 no. 2 | p. 92-102 | 1993 

Flannery O'Connor, H. L. Mencken, and the Southern Agrarians: A Dispute over Religion More Than Region | Wood, Ralph C. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 20 | p. 1-21 | 1991

Diagnosing the Disease: Flannery O'Connor's Non-Lover's Quarrel with the World | Owens, Collie | Chattahoochee Review | vol. 12 no. 1 | p. 64-78 | 1991

Flannery O'Connor's Presentation of Vernacular Religion in 'The River' | Sexton, Mark S. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 18 | p. 1-12 | 1989

'A Do-It-Yourself Religion' and the Grimly Comic in Flannery O'Connor | Kim, Chrysostom, O.S.B. | American Benedictine Review | vol. 31 | p. 263-89 | 1980 

'Sometimes - There's God - So Quickly!' | Fontes, Montserrat | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 24 | p. 88-90 | 1995

'Thank God for the Shoe!': The Emblematic Shoe in O'Connor's Fiction | Gerald, Kelly S. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 23 | p. 91-118 | 1994 

Ruby Turpin, Job, and Mystery: Flannery O'Connor on the Question of Knowing | Schroeder, Michael L. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 21 | p. 75-83 | 1992

Flannery O'Connor's Others: Freud, Lacan, and the Unconcious | Mellard, James M. | American Literature: A Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography | vol. 61 no. 4 | p. 625-643| 1989 

Flannery O'Connor and the Fiction of Grace | Kinney, Arthur F. | Massachusetts Review: A Quarterly of Literature, the Arts and Public Affairs | vol. 27 no. 1 | p. 71-96 | 1986 

From Sermon to Parable: Four Conversion Stories by Flannery O'Connor | Coulthard, A. R. | American Literature: A Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography | vol. 55 no. 1 | p. 55-71 | 1983 

Flannery O'Connor's View of God and Man | Spivey, Ted R. | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 1 | p. 200-206 | 1964

 

Spirit/Spirituality

Flannery O'Connor's Literary Art: Spiritual Portraits in Negative Space | Angle, Kimberly Greene | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 23 | p. 158-74 | 1994

Patterns of Spiritual Revelation in the Stories of Flannery O'Connor | Magistrale, Tony | Lamar Journal of the Humanities | vol. 12 no. 1 | p. 53-58 | 1986

Space and the Movement through Space in Everything That Rises Must Converge: A Consideration of Flannery O'Connor's Imaginative Vision | Russell, Shannon | Southern Literary Journal | vol. 22 no. 2 | p. 81-98 | 1988

Flannery O'Connor's Spiritual Landscape: A Dual Sense of Nothing | Sederberg, Nancy B. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 12 | p. 17-34 | 1983

'The Artificial Nigger' and the Redemptive Quality of Suffering | Giannone, Richard | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 12 | p. 5-16 | 1983

Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood: 'Unparalleled Prosperity' and Spiritual Chaos. | Littlefield, Daniel F.,Jr. | Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Culture | vol. 23 | p. 121-33 | 1970

Flannery O'Connor's Literary Art: Spiritual Portraits in Negative Space | Angle, Kimberly Greene | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 23 | p. 158-74 | 1994

Flannery O'Connor's Spiritual Landscape: A Dual Sense of Nothing | Sederberg, Nancy B. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 12 | p. 17-34 | 1983

The Search for the True Self: Thomas Merton and Flannery O'Connor | Siegfried, Regina | Studia Mystica | vol. 10 no. 1 | p. 5-18 | 1987

The Cage of Matter: The World as Zoo in Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood | Allen, William Rodney | American Literature: A Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography | vol. 58 no. 2 | p. 256-270 | 1986

The Difficult Heroism of Francis Marion Tarwater | Buzan, Mary | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 14 | p. 33-43 | 1985

Catholic/Catholicism

Racial Integration in a Disintegrating Society: O'Connor and European Catholic Thought | Russell, Henry M. W. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 24 | p. 33-45 | 1995

The Wide World Her Parish: O'Connor's All-Embracing Vision of Church | Hannon, Jane | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 24 | p. 1-21 | 1995

The Catholic Faith of Flannery O'Connor's Protestant Characters: A Critique and Vindication | Wood, Ralph C. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 13 | p. 15-25 | 1984

Memoirs of a Southern Catholic Girlhood: Flannery O'Connor's 'A Temple of the Holy Ghost' | Allen, Suzanne | Renascence: Essays on Value in Literature | vol. 31 | p. 83-92 | 1979

Flannery O'Connor: The Catholic Writer as Baptist. | Sonnenfeld, Albert | Contemporary Literature | vol. 13 | p. 445-57 | 1972

Flannery O'Connor's Double Vision | Ben-Bassat, Hedda | Literature & Theology: An International Journal of Theory, Criticism and Culture | vol. 11 no. 2 | p. 185-99 | 1997

Mystery as a Gateway to Understanding | Tassin, Anthony G. | Language and Literature | vol. 22 | p. 127-32 | 1997

Violence and the Christian Mystery: A Way to Read Flannery O'Connor | Desmond, John F. | Literature and Belief | vol. 15 | p. 163-81 | 1995

Flannery O'Connor's 'Sisters' | Dawson, Jan C. | Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South | vol. 4 no. 2 | p. 157-70 | 1993

Racial Integration in a Disintegrating Society: O'Connor and European Catholic Thought | Russell, Henry M.W. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 24 | p. 33-45 | 1995

The Penitential Quest in 'The Artificial Nigger' | Strickland, Edward | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 25 no. 4 | p. 453-459 | 1988

The Catholic Faith of Flannery O'Connor's Protestant Characters: A Critique and Vindication | Wood, Ralph C. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 13 | p. 15-25 | 1984

Faith and Doubt First Class: The Letters of Flannery O'Connor | Hawkins, Peter S. | Southern Humanities Review | vol. 16 no. 2 | p. 91-102 | 1982

Part of the Literary Context of the Work of Flannery O'Connor | O'Mara, Phil | Publications of the Mississippi Philological Association | vol. 1 | p. 39-49 | 1982

 

Christian/Christianity/Christ

Christian Apologetic Uses of the Grotesque in John Irving and Flannery O'Connor | Sykes, John | Literature & Theology: An International Journal of Theory, Criticism and Culture | vol. 10 no. 1 | p. 58-67 | 1996

Violence and the Christian Mystery: A Way to Read Flannery O'Connor | Desmond, John F. | Literature and Belief | vol. 15 | p. 163-81 | 1995

A Cloak of Grace: Contradictions in 'A Good Man Is Hard To Find' | Ochshorn, Kathleen G. | Studies in American Fiction | vol. 18 no. 1 | p. 113-117 | 1990

Losing and Finding: Meditations of a Christian Reader | Parks, John G. | Christianity and Literature | vol. 38 no. 3 | p. 19-23 | 1989

'If It's a Symbol, the Hell with It': The Medieval Gothic Style of Flannery O'Connor in Everything That Rises Must Converge | Andreas, James | Christianity and Literature | vol. 38 no. 2 | p. 23-41 | 1989

Classical Agents of Christian Grace in Flannery O'Connor's 'Greenleaf' | Gidden, Nancy Ann | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 23 no. 2 | p. 201-202 | 1986

Crippled Laughter: Toward Understanding Flannery O'Connor | Park, Clara Claiborne | The American Scholar | vol. 51 no. 2 | p. 249-257 | 1982

The Christian Writer and the New South; or, Why Don't You Like Flannery O'Connor? | Coulthard, A. R. | Southern Humanities Review | vol. 13 | p. 79-83 | 1979

Flannery O'Connor: Christian Allegorist | Lorch, Thomas M. | Critique: Studies in Modern Fiction | vol. 10 no. 2 | p. 69-80 | 1968

The Verbal Structure of Infinity | McMullen, Joanne Halleran | Language and Literature | vol. 21 | p. 45-64 | 1996

O'Connor and Merton: Icons of the True Self in a 'Christ-Haunted' World | Kilcourse, George | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 23 | p. 119-36 | 1994

Flannery O'Connor's Hermaphordite: Notes Towards a Theology of Sex | Horton, James W. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 23 | p. 30-41 | 1994

The Saving Rape: Flannery O'Connor and Patriarchal Religion | Havird, David | Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Culture | vol. 47 no. 1 | p. 15-26 | 1993

Flannery O'Connor, H. L. Mencken, and the Southern Agrarians: A Dispute over Religion More Than Region | Wood, Ralph C. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 20 | p. 1-21 | 1991

Flannery O'Connor and the Art of the Holy | Kinney, Arthur F. | Virginia Quarterly Review: A National Journal of Literature and Discussion | vol. 64 no. 2 | p. 215-30 | 1988

O'Connor's Ancient Comedy: Form in 'A Good Man Is Hard To Find' | Donahoo, Robert | Journal of the Short Story in English | vol. 16 | p. 29-40 | 1991

Wise Blood, Artistic Anemia, and the Hemorrhaging of O'Connor Criticism | Satterfield, Ben | Studies in American Fiction | vol. 17 no. 1 | p. 33-50 | 1989

Prophecy and Apocalyptic in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Byars, John | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol.16 | p. 34-42 | 1987

Flannery O'Connor: Defamiliarizing the Mystery of Godliness | Edwards, Bruce L., Jr. | Literature and Belief | vol. 4 | p. 69-78 | 1984

Eric Voegelin as Prophetic Philosopher | Montgomery, Marion | The Southern Review | vol. 24 no. 1 | p. 115-133 | 1988

The Cage of Matter: The World as Zoo in Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood | Allen, William Rodney | American Literature: A Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography | vol. 58 no. 2 | p. 256-270 | 1986

Shady Talk and Shifty Things | Nichols, Loxley | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 14 | p. 44-58 | 1985

'Mirrors Arranged in a Circle around One Center': The O'Connor Mystery Cycle | Sanders, Andrea | Postscript | vol. 2 | p. 1-9 | 1985

Reading the Map in 'A Good Man is Hard to Find' | Bryant, Hallman B. | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 18 no. 3 | p. 301-307 | 1981

An Encounter with O'Connor and 'Parker's Back' | Corn, Alfred | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 24 | p.104-18 | 1995

Further Evidence for the Sources of 'Parker's Back' | Farnham, James F. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 12 | p. 114-116 | 1983

Christ, Satan, and Southern Protestantism in O'Connor's Fiction | Brewer, Nadine | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 14 | p. 103-110 | 1985

Outer Marks, Inner Grace: Flannery O'Connor's Tattooed Christ | Mayer, David R. | Asian Folklore Studies | vol. 42 no. 1 | p. 117-127 | 1983

'The Displaced Person' ou 'Le Christ recrucifie | Lesgoirres, Daniel | Delta: Revue du Centre d'Etudes et de Recherche sur les Ecrivains du Sud aux Etats-Unis | vol. 2 | p. 75-87 | 1976

The Curse of Christ in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction | Detweiler, Robert | Comparative Literature Studies | vol. 3 | p. 235-245 | 1966

Grace

"A Good Man Is Hard to Find": Return to Reality and Acceptance of Grace through Violence| Hollandsworth, Linda| Texas College English| Vol. 28, No. 2| 1996 

Placing Violence, Embodying Grace: Flannery O'Connor's 'Displaced Person' | Bolton, Betsy | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 34 no. 1 | p. 87-104 | 1997

Mary Hood and the Speed of Grace: Catching Up with Flannery O'Connor | Farmer, Joy A. | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 33 no. 1 | p. 91-99 | 1996

Flannery O'Connor's 'A Good Man Is Hard To Find': The Moment of Grace | Clark, Michael | English Language Notes | vol. 29 no. 2 | p. 66-69 | 1991

Grace and Grotesques: Recent Books on Flannery O'Connor | Ragen, Brian Abel | Papers on Language and Literature: A Journal for Scholars and Critics of Language and Literature | vol. 27 no. 3 | p. 386-98 | 1991

'Unter der unbarmherzigen Sonne der Gnade': Flannery O'Connors 'Good Country People' und 'Revelation' | Zacharasiewicz, Waldemar | Zwischen Dogma und sakularer Welt: zur Erzahlliteratur englischsprachiger katholischer Autoren im 20. Jahrhundert | Paderborn: Schoningh | 1991 | p. 101-12

A Cloak of Grace: Contradictions in 'A Good Man Is Hard To Find' | Ochshorn, Kathleen G. | Studies in American Fiction | vol. 18 no. 1 | p. 113-117 | 1990

O'Connor on The Violent Bear It Away: An Unpublished Letter | Cash, Jean W. | English Language Notes | vol. 26 no. 4 | p. 67-71 | 1989

Cynthia Ozick and Grace Paley: Diverse Visions in Jewish and Women's Literature | Criswell, Jeanne Sallade | Since Flannery O'Connor: Essays on the Contemporary American Short Story | Macomb: Western Illinois Univ. | 1987 | p. 93-100

Joy and Terror: Figures of Grace in Cather and O'Connor Stories | Blanch, Mae | Literature and Belief | vol. 8 | p. 101-115 | 1988

The Search for the True Self: Thomas Merton and Flannery O'Connor | Siegfried, Regina | Studia Mystica | vol. 10 no. 1 | p. 5-18 | 1987

Grotesque Grace in the Factious Commonwealth | Heher, Michael | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 15 | p.69-81 | 1986

Flannery O'Connor: Images of Grace | Fickett, Harold; Gilbert, Douglas R. | Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans | 1986

Classical Agents of Christian Grace in Flannery O'Connor's 'Greenleaf' | Gidden, Nancy Ann | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 23 no. 2 | p. 201-202 | 1986

Flannery O'Connor and the Fiction of Grace | Kinney, Arthur F. | Massachusetts Review: A Quarterly of Literature, the Arts and Public Affairs | vol. 27 no. 1 | p. 71-96 | 1986

Baptism by Inversion | Bowen, Rose | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 14 | p. 94-98 | 1985

From Sermon to Parable: Four Conversion Stories by Flannery O'Connor | Coulthard, A. R. | American Literature: A Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography | vol. 55 no. 1 | p. 55-71 | 1983

Epistemology and the Solipsistic Consciousness in Flannery O'Connor's 'Greenleaf' | Marston, Jane | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 21 no. 4 | p. 375-382 | 1984

Outer Marks, Inner Grace: Flannery O'Connor's Tattooed Christ | Mayer, David R. | Asian Folklore Studies | vol. 42 no. 1 | p. 117-127 | 1983

The Presence of Grace and Other Book Reviews by Flannery O'Connor | Zuber, Leo J. (comp.); Martin, Carter W. (ed.) | Athens: U of Georgia P | 1983

Graham Greene's Pinkie Brown and Flannery O'Connor's Misfit: The Psychopathic Killer and the Mystery of God's Grace | Kaplan, Carola | Renascence: Essays on Value in Literature | vol. 32 | p. 116-28 | 1980

Themes of Redemptive Grace in the Works of Flannery O'Connor. | Bergup, Sister Bernice,O.S.B. | American Benedictine Review | vol. 21 | p. 169-91 | 1970

Flannery O'Connor, Sin, and Grace: Everything That Rises Must Converge. | Sullivan, Walter | The Sounder Few:Essays from the Hollins Critic. | Athens: U. of Ga. P | 1971 | p. 101-19

Flannery O'Connor and the Violence of Grace | Shinn, Thelma J. | Wisconsin Studies in Contemporary Literature | vol. 9 | p. 58-73 | 1968

Flannery O'Connor and the Grotesque Recovery of the Holy | Browning, Preston M., Jr. | Adversity and Grace: Studies in Recent American Literature | Chicago: U of Chicago P | 1968 | p. 133-161

Advertisements for Grace: Flannery O'Connor's 'A Good Man Is Hard to Find' | Marks, W. S., III | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 4 | p. 19-27 | 1966

The Moment of Grace in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Dowell, Bob | College English | vol. 27 | p. 235-239 | 1965

Flannery O'Connor, Sin, and Grace: Everything That Rises Must Converge | Sullivan, Walter | The Hollins Critic | vol. 2 no. 4 | p. 1-8, 10 | 1965

The Creed of God's Grace: The Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Baumbach, Jonathan | The Georgia Review | vol. 17 | p. 334-346 | 1963

 

Race/blacks/black

 

Through a Glass Darkly: Visions of Integrated Community in Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood | Edmunds, Susan | Contemporary Literature | vol. 37 no. 4 | p. 559-85 | 1996

Where Is the Voice Coming From? Flannery O'Connor on Race | Wood, Ralph C. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 22 | p. 90-118 | 1993

Maryat and Julian and the 'Not So Bloodless Revolution' | Gordon, Sarah | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 21 | p. 25-36 | 1992

'The Topical Is Poison': Flannery O'Connor's Vision of Social Reality in 'The Partridge Festival' and 'Everything That Rises Must Converge' | Johnson, Rob | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 21 | p. 1-24 | 1992

The Black Outsider in O'Connor's Fiction | Shackelford, D. Dean | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 18 | p.79-90 | 1989.

A Particular History: Black and White in Flannery O'Connor's Short Fiction | Dunleavy, Janet Egleson | Critical Essays on Flannery O'Connor | Boston: Hall | 1985 | p. 186-202.

Three Artificial Blacks: A Reexamination of Flannery O'Connor's 'The Artificial Nigger' | Okeke-Ezigbo, Emeka | College Language Association Journal | vol. 27 no. 4 | p. 371-382 | 1984

The Black Outsider in O'Connor's Fiction | Shackelford, D. Dean | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 18 | p. 79-90 | 1989

A Particular History: Black and White in Flannery O'Connor's Short Fiction | Dunleavy, Janet Egleson | Critical Essays on Flannery O'Connor | Boston: Hall | 1985 | p. 186-202

The Black Mirror: Joseph Conrad's The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' and Flannery O'Connor's 'The Artificial Nigger' | Burkman, Katherine H.; Meloy, J. Reid | Midwest Quarterly: A Journal of Contemporary Thought | vol. 28 no. 2 | p. 230-247 | 1987

Black and White: A Study in Flannery O'Connor's Characters | Williams, Melvin G. | Black American Literature Forum | vol. 10 | p. 130-32 | 1976

 

 

Feminist/female

 

1.

Riding the Dixie Limited: Flannery O'Connor, Southern Literary Culture, and the Problem of Female

Authorship | Prown, Katherine Hemple | Bucknell Review: A Scholarly Journal of Letters, Arts and Sciences | vol. 39 no.

1 | p. 57-78 | 1995

2.

Riding the Dixie Limited: Flannery O'Connor, Southern Literary Culture, and the Problem of Female

Authorship | Prown, Katherine Hemple | Bucknell Review: A Scholarly Journal of Letters, Arts and Sciences | vol. 39 no.

1 | p. 57-78 | 1995

3.

The Saving Rape: Flannery O'Connor and Patriarchal Religion | Havird, David | Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal

of Southern Culture | vol. 47 no. 1 | p. 15-26 | 1993

4.

Fathers and Daughters in Welty and O'Connor | Westling, Louise | The Female Tradition in Southern Literature |

Urbana: U of Illinois P | 1993 | p. 110-24

5.

Doubling in Flannery O'Connor's Female Characters: Animus and Anima | Morton, Mary L. | The Southern

Quarterly: A Journal of the Arts in the South | vol. 23 no. 4 | p. 57-63 | 1985

6.

The Maternal Legacy: The Grotesque Tradition in Flannery O'Connor's Female Gothic | Kahane, Claire | The

Female Gothic | Montreal: Eden | 1983 | p. 242-256

 

 

 

Comedy/Comic

 

 

1.

Violence and Comedy in the Works of Flannery O'Connor | Walters, Mark | New Perspectives on Women and

Comedy | Philadelphia, PA: Gordon and Breach | 1992 | p. 185-92

2.

O'Connor's Ancient Comedy: Form in 'A Good Man Is Hard To Find' | Donahoo, Robert | Journal of the Short

Story in English | vol. 16 | p. 29-40 | 1991

3.

Rude Beginnings of the Comic Tradition in Georgia Literature | Pearson, Michael | Jour. of Amer. Culture | vol. 11

no. 3 | p. 51-54 | 1988

4.

Freaks & Folks: Comic Imagery in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Currie, Sheldon | The Antigonish Review |

vol. 62-63 | p. 133-142 | 1985

5.

Mimicry & Parody in Wise Blood | Byars, John | College Literature | vol. 11 no. 3 | p. 276-279 | 1984

6.

Wise Blood: O'Connor-Huston's Dark, Divine Comedy | Fultz, James R. | Purdue University Fifth Annual Conference

on Film | West Lafayette: Dept. of Foreign Langs. & Lits. | Purdue Univ | p. 117-23

7.

Three Wise Men: The Comedy of O'Connor's Wise Blood. | Borgman, Paul | Christianity and Literature | vol. 24 no.

3 | p. 36-48 | 1975

8.

Comedy and Humor in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction. | Martin, Carter | Flannery O'Connor Bull. | vol. 4 | p. 1-12 |

1975

1.

Rude Beginnings of the Comic Tradition in Georgia Literature | Pearson, Michael | Jour. of Amer. Culture | vol. 11

no. 3 | p. 51-54 | 1988

2.

The Comic Sense of Flannery O'Connor: Literalist of the Imagination | Trowbridge, Clinton W. | The Flannery

O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 12 | p. 77-92 | 1983

5.

Freaks & Folks: Comic Imagery in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Currie, Sheldon | The Antigonish Review |

vol. 62-63 | p. 133-142 | 1985

6.

Comic Polarities in Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood | Rath, Sura Prasad | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 21 no. 3 |

p. 251-258 | 1984

7.

Comic Grotesques: The Means of Revelation in Wise Blood and That Hideous Strength | Neuleib, Janice

Witherspoon | Christianity and Literature | vol. 30 no. 4 | p. 27-36 | 1981

8.

'A Do-It-Yourself Religion' and the Grimly Comic in Flannery O'Connor | Kim, Chrysostom, O.S.B. | American

Benedictine Review | vol. 31 | p. 263-89 | 1980

9.

The Comic Spirit in 'A Stroke of Good Fortune' | Mayer, Charles W. | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 16 | p. 70-74 |

1979

10.

Comic Vibrations and Self-Construction in Grotesque Literature | Kahane, Claire | Literature and Psychology | vol.

29 | p. 114-19 | 1979

11.

Detached Laughter in the South | Holman, C. Hugh | Comic Relief: Humor in Contemporary American Literature |

Urbana: U of Illinois P | 1978 | p. 87-104

13.

Southerners in the City: Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy. | Sullivan, Walter | The Comic Imagination in

American Literature. | New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers U.P | 1973 | p. 339-48

 

 

 

 

Violence

 

"A Good Man Is Hard to Find": Return to Reality and Acceptance of Grace through Violence| Hollandsworth, Linda| Texas College English| Vol. 28, No. 2| 1996 

Placing Violence, Embodying Grace: Flannery O'Connor's 'Displaced Person' | Bolton, Betsy | Studies in Short Fiction | vol. 34 no. 1 | p. 87-104 | 1997

2.

Violence and the Christian Mystery: A Way to Read Flannery O'Connor | Desmond, John F. | Literature and

Belief | vol. 15 | p. 163-81 | 1995

Violence and Transcendence in Pulp Fiction and Flannery O'Connor | Demory, Pamela H. | The Image of Violence

in Literature, the Media, and Society | Pueblo, CO: Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, University

of Southern Colorado | 1995 | p. 187-94

6.

Violence and Comedy in the Works of Flannery O'Connor | Walters, Mark | New Perspectives on Women and

Comedy | Philadelphia, PA: Gordon and Breach | 1992 | p. 185-92

7.

On Flannery O'Connor | Kowalewski, Michael | Raritan: A Quarterly Review | vol. 10 no. 3 | p. 85-104 | 1991

8.

Flannery O'Connor: A Proper Scaring | Baumgaertner, Jill P.; Buechner, Frederick (fwd.) | Wheaton, IL: Harold

Shaw | 1988

9.

Is Flannery O'Connor a Nonsense Writer? | Sewell, Elizabeth | Explorations in the Field of Nonsense | Amsterdam:

Rodopi | 1987 | p. 183-213

11.

Flannery O'Connor's Short Stories: The Assault on the Reader | Foster, Shirley | Journal of American Studies | vol.

20 no. 2 | p. 259-272 | 1986

12.

Differentiation, Violence, and the Displaced Person | Asals, Frederick | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 13 |

p. 1-14 | 1984

13.

Borne Away by Violence: The Reader and Flannery O'Connor | Brinkmeyer, Robert H., Jr. | Southern Review |

vol. 15 | p. 313-21 | 1979

15.

Violence and Belief in Mauriac and O'Connor. | Mellard, James M. | Renascence: Essays on Value in Literature |

vol. 26 | p. 158-68 | 1974

.

Flannery O'Connor's Vision: The Violence of Revelation. | Frieling, Kenneth | The Fifties:Fiction, Poetry, Drama. |

DeLand, Fla.: Everett/Edwards | 1970 | p. 111-20

19.

Flannery O'Connor and the Violence of Grace | Shinn, Thelma J. | Wisconsin Studies in Contemporary Literature |

vol. 9 | p. 58-73 | 1968

20.

Ritual and Violence in Flannery O'Connor | Smith, J. Oates | Thought: A Review of Culture and Idea | vol. 41 | p.

545-560 | 1966

 

 

 

 

 

 

Humor

 

1.

Violence and Comedy in the Works of Flannery O'Connor | Walters, Mark | New Perspectives on Women and

Comedy | Philadelphia, PA: Gordon and Breach | 1992 | p. 185-92

2.

'If It's a Symbol, the Hell with It': The Medieval Gothic Style of Flannery O'Connor in Everything That Rises

Must Converge | Andreas, James | Christianity and Literature | vol. 38 no. 2 | p. 23-41 | 1989

3.

The Comic Sense of Flannery O'Connor: Literalist of the Imagination | Trowbridge, Clinton W. | The Flannery

O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 12 | p. 77-92 | 1983

4.

Flannery O'Conner's 'Intellectual Vaudeville': Masks of Mother and Daughter | Nichols, Loxley F. | Studies in

the Literary Imagination | vol. 20 no. 2 | p. 15-29 | 1987

5.

Echoes of Poe, in Sawmill and Loft | Farley, Blanche | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 14 | p. 14-24 | 1985

6.

Ah, Similitudo! Notes on Southern Humor | Clark, John R.; Morris, William E. | Mississippi Folklore Register | vol.

17 no. 2 | p. 67-80 | 1983

7.

Crippled Laughter: Toward Understanding Flannery O'Connor | Park, Clara Claiborne | The American Scholar |

vol. 51 no. 2 | p. 249-257 | 1982

8.

Hogpens and Hallelujahs: The Function of the Image in Flannery O'Connor's Grotesque Comedies |

MacKethan, Lucinda H. | Bucknell Review: A Scholarly Journal of Letters, Arts and Sciences | vol. 26 no. 2 | p. 31-44 |

1982

9.

Detached Laughter in the South | Holman, C. Hugh | Comic Relief: Humor in Contemporary American Literature |

Urbana: U of Illinois P | 1978 | p. 87-104

10.

Comedy and Humor in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction. | Martin, Carter | Flannery O'Connor Bull. | vol. 4 | p. 1-12 |

1975

11.

Humor and Irony in the Works of Flannery O'Connor. | Blackwell, Louise | Recherches Anglaises et Americaines |

vol. 4 | p. 61-68 | 1971

 

South/Southern

Sophisticated Acts': The Friendship of Flannery O'Connor and William Sessions | Hollandsworth, Linda | The Southern Quarterly  Summer | 2000

'Sniveler(s) after the Ineffable': Salvific Suffering in Flannery O'Connor's Sullen Sons of the South | Hewitt, Avis | Proceedings: Northeast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature | Weston, MA: Regis College | 1996 | p. 55-60

2.

To the Strange Red Earth: Anagogy and Descent in Flannery O'Connor's South | Irving, Janet | Fissions and

Fusions | (Bellville, South Africa): University of the Western Cape | 1997 | p. 146-56

3.

Discovering the Grotesque in the South | Sikora, Malgorzata | Approaches to Fiction | Lublin: Folium | 1996 | p.

185-95

4.

Manor House and Tenement: Failed Communities South and North in Flannery O'Connor's 'The Geranium' |

Larsen, Val | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 20 | p. 88-103 | 1991

5.

Flannery O'Connor's View of the South: God's Earth and His Universe | Young, Thomas Daniel | Studies in the

Literary Imagination | vol. 20 no. 2 | p. 5-14 | 1987

6.

On Flannery O'Connor: Citizen of the South and Citizen of the World | Tate, J. O. | The Flannery O'Connor

Bulletin | vol. 13 | p. 26-43 | 1984

7.

Robert Coles's South and Other Approaches to Flannery O'Connor | Friedman, Melvin J. | Southern Literary

Journal | vol. 15 no. 1 | p. 120-129 | 1982

 

9.

The Christian Writer and the New South; or, Why Don't You Like Flannery O'Connor? | Coulthard, A. R. |

Southern Humanities Review | vol. 13 | p. 79-83 | 1979

10.

Watermelons and Coca-Cola in 'A Good Man Is Hard to Find': Holy Communion in the South | Ellis, James |

Notes on Contemporary Literature | vol. 8 no. 3 | p. 7-8 | 1978

Detached Laughter in the South | Holman, C. Hugh | Comic Relief: Humor in Contemporary American Literature |

Urbana: U of Illinois P | 1978 | p. 87-104

13.

Flannery's South: Don Quixote Rides Again. | Spivey, Ted R. | Flannery O'Connor Bull. | vol. 1 | p. 46-53 | 1972

 

Discovering the Grotesque in the South | Sikora, Malgorzata | Approaches to Fiction | Lublin: Folium | 1996 | p.

185-95

5.

Baroque Catholicism in Southern Fiction: Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and John Kennedy Toole |

Gillespie, Michael Patrick | Traditions, Voices, and Dreams: The American Novel since the 1960s | Newark: U of

Delaware P | 1995 | p. 25-47

6.

Riding the Dixie Limited: Flannery O'Connor, Southern Literary Culture, and the Problem of Female

Authorship | Prown, Katherine Hemple | Bucknell Review: A Scholarly Journal of Letters, Arts and Sciences | vol. 39

no. 1 | p. 57-78 | 1995

7.

Flannery O'Connor's Empowered Women | Smith, Peter A. | Southern Literary Journal | vol. 26 no. 2 | p. 35-47 |

1994

8.

Visions of Southern Life and Religion in O'Connor's Wise Blood and Walker's The Third Life of Grange

Copeland | Butler, Robert | College Language Association Journal | vol. 36 no. 4 | p. 349-70 | 1993

9.

Fathers and Daughters in Welty and O'Connor | Westling, Louise | The Female Tradition in Southern Literature |

Urbana: U of Illinois P | 1993 | p. 110-24

10.

Manor House and Tenement: Failed Communities South and North in Flannery O'Connor's 'The Geranium' |

Larsen, Val | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 20 | p. 88-103 | 1991

11.

Milledgeville: The Perils of Place as Text | Gordon, Sarah | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 20 | p. 73-87 |

1991

12.

Flannery O'Connor, H. L. Mencken, and the Southern Agrarians: A Dispute over Religion More Than

Region | Wood, Ralph C. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 20 | p. 1-21 | 1991

13.

A Good Rose Is Hard to Find: Southern Gothic as Signs of Social Dislocation in Faulkner and O'Connor |

Burns, Margie | Image and Ideology in Modern/Postmodern Discourse | Albany: State U of New York P | 1991 | p.

105-23

14.

Southern Gothic and Appalachian Gothic: A Comparative Look at Flannery O'Connor and Cormac McCarthy

| Palmer, Louis H., III | Journal of the Appalachian Studies Association | vol. 3 | p. 166-76 | 1991

15.

A Good Rose Is Hard to Find: 'Southern Gothic' as Social Dislocation in Faulkner and O'Connor | Burns,

Margie | Works and Days: Essays in the Socio-Historical Dimensions of Literature and the Arts | vol. 6 no. 1-2 (11-12) |

p. 185-201 | 1988

16.

The Freak Endures: The Southern Grotesque from Flannery O'Connor to Bobbie Ann Mason | Barnes, Linda

Adams | Since Flannery O'Connor: Essays on the Contemporary American Short Story | Macomb: Western Illinois Univ.

| 1987 | p. 133-141

17.

Rude Beginnings of the Comic Tradition in Georgia Literature | Pearson, Michael | Jour. of Amer. Culture | vol. 11

no. 3 | p. 51-54 | 1988

18.

Annotations on History and Society in Flannery O'Connor's 'The Displaced Person' | Olschner, Leonard M. |

The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 16 | p. 62-78 | 1987

19.

A Particular History: Black and White in Flannery O'Connor's Short Fiction | Dunleavy, Janet Egleson | Critical

Essays on Flannery O'Connor | Boston: Hall | 1985 | p. 186-202

20.

Time and the Demonic in William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor | Davis, Joseph K. | Studies in the Literary

Imagination | vol. 20 no. 2 | p. 123-143 | 1987

21.

Flannery O'Connor, James Joyce, and the City | Spivey, Ted R. | Studies in the Literary Imagination | vol. 20 no. 2 |

p. 87-95 | 1987

22.

Flannery O'Connor's View of the South: God's Earth and His Universe | Young, Thomas Daniel | Studies in the

Literary Imagination | vol. 20 no. 2 | p. 5-14 | 1987

24.

Flannery O'Connor's Ladies | Whitt, Margaret | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 15 | p. 42-50 | 1986

25.

Flannery O'Connor: Images of Grace | Fickett, Harold; Gilbert, Douglas R. | Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans | 1986

26.

Submission and Fidelity, Assertion and Surprise: Two 'Southern Woman' Films | Skaggs, Merrill | The Southern

Quarterly: A Journal of the Arts in the South | vol. 24 no. 3 | p. 5-13 | 1986

27.

Christ, Satan, and Southern Protestantism in O'Connor's Fiction | Brewer, Nadine | The Flannery O'Connor

Bulletin | vol. 14 | p. 103-110 | 1985

28.

A Closer Walk with Thee: Flannery O'Connor and Southern Fundamentalists | Brinkmeyer, Robert H., Jr. |

Southern Literary Journal | vol. 18 no. 2 | p. 3-13 | 1986

29.

The Catholic Faith of Flannery O'Connor's Protestant Characters: A Critique and Vindication | Wood, Ralph

C. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 13 | p. 15-25 | 1984

30.

The Sense of Place in Southern Fiction by Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor | Zacharasiewicz, Waldemar |

Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik | vol. 10 no. 1-2 | p. 189-206 | 1985

31.

Two Generations of Southern Womanhood in Flannery O'Connor: Mothers, Daughters, Mystery, and

Manners | Osborne, Linda Payne | Mid-Hudson Language Studies | vol. 8 | p. 71-81 | 1985

32.

Sacred Groves and Ravaged Gardens: The Fiction of Eudora Welty, Carson McCullers, and Flannery

O'Connor | Westling, Louise | Athens: U of Georgia P | 1985

33.

The Complex Gifts of Flannery O'Connor | Spivey, Ted R. | Essays in Arts and Sciences | vol. 14 | p. 49-58 | 1985

34.

Demeter and Kore, Southern Style | Westling, Louise | Pacific Coast Philology | vol. 19 no. 1-2 | p. 101-107 | 1984

35.

The Figure in the Linoleum: The Fictions of Alice Munro | Ditsky, John | The Hollins Critic | vol. 22 no. 3 | p. 1-10 |

1985

 

37.

Figures for Our Displacement: An Informal Discussion of the Works of Flannery O'Connor | Redmon, Anne |

The Origins and Originality of American Culture | Budapest: Akademiai Kiado | 1984 | p. 219-229

38.

Ah, Similitudo! Notes on Southern Humor | Clark, John R.; Morris, William E. | Mississippi Folklore Register | vol.

17 no. 2 | p. 67-80 | 1983

39.

Dostoevsky and America's Southern Women Writers: Parallels and Confluences | Pachmuss, Temira | Poetica

Slavica: Studies in Honour of Zbigniew Folejewski | Ottawa: U of Ottawa P | 1981 | p. 115-126

41.

Flannery O'Connor and the Social Classes | Tedford, Barbara Wilkie | Southern Literary Journal | vol. 13 no. 2 | p.

27-40 | 1981

42.

Flannery O'Connor: A Southern Intellectual | Coles, Robert | The Southern Review | vol. 16 | p. 46-64 | 1980

43.

Memoirs of a Southern Catholic Girlhood: Flannery O'Connor's 'A Temple of the Holy Ghost' | Allen, Suzanne |

Renascence: Essays on Value in Literature | vol. 31 | p. 83-92 | 1979

44.

The Southern Aesthetic of Memory | Simpson, Lewis P. | TSE: Tulane Studies in English | vol. 23 | p. 207-27 | 1978

45.

Religion and the Reintegration of Man in Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy | Spivey, Ted R. | The Poetry of

Community: Essays on the Southern Sensibility of History and Literature | Atlanta: School of Arts and Sciences | Georgia

State Univ., 1972 | p. 67-79

46.

Irish Joyce and Southern O'Connor | Robinson, Gabriele Scott | Flannery O'Connor Bull. | vol. 5 | p. 82-97 | 1976

47.

Southern Reflections on Solzhenitsyn. | Montgomery, Marion | Modern Age: A Quarterly Review | vol. 19 | p.

190-97 | 1975

49.

The Moral Function of Distortion in Southern Grotesque. | Presley, Delma E. | South Atlantic Bulletin: A Quarterly

Journal Devoted to Research and Teaching in the Modern Languages and Literatures | vol. 37 no. 2 | p. 37-46 | 1972

 

Grotesque

 

1.

Christian Apologetic Uses of the Grotesque in John Irving and Flannery O'Connor | Sykes, John | Literature &

Theology: An International Journal of Theory, Criticism and Culture | vol. 10 no. 1 | p. 58-67 | 1996

3.

La imagen religiosa en Flannery O'Connor y Clarice Lispector | Rosarossa, Maria Alejandra | II Coloquio

Internacional de Literatura Comparada: 'El cuento,' I-II | Buenos Aires, Argentina: Fundacion Maria Teresa Maiorana |

1995 | p. II: 98-102

4.

Discovering the Grotesque in the South | Sikora, Malgorzata | Approaches to Fiction | Lublin: Folium | 1996 | p.

185-95

 

6.

Grace and Grotesques: Recent Books on Flannery O'Connor | Ragen, Brian Abel | Papers on Language and

Literature: A Journal for Scholars and Critics of Language and Literature | vol. 27 no. 3 | p. 386-98 | 1991

7.

'The Life You Save May Be Your Own': Flannery O'Connor as a Visionary Artist | Clasby, Nancy T. | Studies in

Short Fiction | vol. 28 no. 4 | p. 509-20 | 1991

8.

The Freak Endures: The Southern Grotesque from Flannery O'Connor to Bobbie Ann Mason | Barnes, Linda

Adams | Since Flannery O'Connor: Essays on the Contemporary American Short Story | Macomb: Western Illinois Univ.

| 1987 | p. 133-141

9.

Flannery O'Connor: A Proper Scaring | Baumgaertner, Jill P.; Buechner, Frederick (fwd.) | Wheaton, IL: Harold

Shaw | 1988

11.

Demonic Grotesque in Flannery O'Connor's 'The Displaced Person': An Exercise in Subversive Ambiguity |

Castex, Peggy Hanemann | Le Sud et autres points cardinaux | Paris: Centre de Recherches en Lit. & Civilisation

N.-Amer., PU de Paris-Sorbonne | 1985 | p. 7-20

14.

Grotesque Grace in the Factious Commonwealth | Heher, Michael | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 15 | p.

69-81 | 1986

15.

'Mirrors Arranged in a Circle around One Center': The O'Connor Mystery Cycle | Sanders, Andrea | Postscript

| vol. 2 | p. 1-9 | 1985

16.

The Maternal Legacy: The Grotesque Tradition in Flannery O'Connor's Female Gothic | Kahane, Claire | The

Female Gothic | Montreal: Eden | 1983 | p. 242-256

17.

Style in Wise Blood | Weisenburger, Steven | Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture | vol. 16 no. 1 | p. 75-97 | 1983

18.

Dostoevsky and America's Southern Women Writers: Parallels and Confluences | Pachmuss, Temira | Poetica

Slavica: Studies in Honour of Zbigniew Folejewski | Ottawa: U of Ottawa P | 1981 | p. 115-126

19.

The Eye vs. the Body: Individual and Communal Grotesquerie in Wise Blood | Gentry, Marshall Bruce | MFS:

Modern Fiction Studies | vol. 28 no. 3 | p. 487-493 | 1982

20.

Hogpens and Hallelujahs: The Function of the Image in Flannery O'Connor's Grotesque Comedies |

MacKethan, Lucinda H. | Bucknell Review: A Scholarly Journal of Letters, Arts and Sciences | vol. 26 no. 2 | p. 31-44 |

1982

21.

Comic Vibrations and Self-Construction in Grotesque Literature | Kahane, Claire | Literature and Psychology | vol.

29 | p. 114-19 | 1979

22.

The Moral Function of Distortion in Southern Grotesque. | Presley, Delma E. | South Atlantic Bulletin: A Quarterly

Journal Devoted to Research and Teaching in the Modern Languages and Literatures | vol. 37 no. 2 | p. 37-46 | 1972

23.

Nightmares and Visions: Flannery O'Connor and the Catholic Grotesque. | Muller, Gilbert H. | Athens: U. of Ga.

P | 1972

25.

Flannery O'Connor: The Soul of the Grotesque. | Levine, Paul | Minor American Novelists. | Carbondale: So. Ill.

U.P | 1971 | p. 95-117

26.

Flannery O'Connor and the Grotesque Recovery of the Holy | Browning, Preston M., Jr. | Adversity and Grace:

Studies in Recent American Literature | Chicago: U of Chicago P | 1968 | p. 133-161

29.

Flannery O'Connor and the Grotesque: Wise Blood | Lawson, Lewis A. | Renascence: Essays on Value in Literature

| vol. 18 | p. 143-147, 156 | 1965

 

 

 

Sex/Sexual/sexuality

 

1.

Flannery O'Connor's Hermaphordite: Notes Towards a Theology of Sex | Horton, James W. | The Flannery

O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 23 | p. 30-41 | 1994

2.

The Essential Essex | Tate, J. O. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 12 | p. 47-59 | 1983

1.

Riding the Dixie Limited: Flannery O'Connor, Southern Literary Culture, and the Problem of Female

Authorship | Prown, Katherine Hemple | Bucknell Review: A Scholarly Journal of Letters, Arts and Sciences | vol. 39 no.

1 | p. 57-78 | 1995

2.

O'Connor's 'The Comforts of Home' | Magistrale, Anthony S. | Explicator | vol. 43 no. 1 | p. 57-60 | 1984

1.

Flannery O'Connor's Hermaphordite: Notes Towards a Theology of Sex | Horton, James W. | The Flannery

O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 23 | p. 30-41 | 1994

2.

Flannery O'Connon's 'Fourth Dimension': The Role of Sexuality in Her Fiction | Kehl, D. G. | Mississippi

Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Culture | vol. 48 no. 2 | p. 255-76 | 1995

3.

Fetishism in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Burke, William | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 22 | p. 45-52 |

1993

4.

The Saving Rape: Flannery O'Connor and Patriarchal Religion | Havird, David | Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal

of Southern Culture | vol. 47 no. 1 | p. 15-26 | 1993

5.

O'Connor's 'The Comforts of Home' | Magistrale, Anthony S. | Explicator | vol. 43 no. 1 | p. 57-60 | 1984

6.

The Maternal Legacy: The Grotesque Tradition in Flannery O'Connor's Female Gothic | Kahane, Claire | The

Female Gothic | Montreal: Eden | 1983 | p. 242-256

 

 

 

Peacock/peacocks

 

1.

Flannery O'Connor and the Peacock | Mayer, David R. | Asian Folklore Studies | vol. 35 no. 2 | p. 1-16 | 1976

2.

Flannery O'Connor: Voice of the Peacock. | Feeley, Sister Kathleen,S.S.N.D.; Gordon, Caroline | New Brunswick,

N.J.: Rutgers U.P | 1972

3.

The Unspeakable Peacock: Apocalypse in Flannery O'Connor. | Casper, Leonard | The Shaken Realist:Essays in

Modern Literature in Honor of Frederick J. Hoffman. | Baton Rouge: La. State U.P | 1970 | p. 287-99

1.

A Galaxy of Haloed Suns: Epiphanies and Peacocks in Patrick White's A Woman's Hand and Flannery

O'Connor's The Displaced Person | Myers, David A. | Literatur in Wissenschaft und Unterricht | vol. 14 no. 4 | p.

214-224 | 1981

 

Animal

 

1.

Darwin in Dixie: O'Connor's Jungle ('A Good Man Is Hard to Find') | Blythe, Hal; Sweet, Charlie | Notes on

Contemporary Literature | vol. 21 no. 2 | p. 8-9 | 1991

2.

The Cage of Matter: The World as Zoo in Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood | Allen, William Rodney | American

Literature: A Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography | vol. 58 no. 2 | p. 256-270 | 1986

 

 

 

 

 

Gothic

 

2.

A Good Rose Is Hard to Find: Southern Gothic as Signs of Social Dislocation in Faulkner and O'Connor |

Burns, Margie | Image and Ideology in Modern/Postmodern Discourse | Albany: State U of New York P | 1991 | p.

105-23

3.

Southern Gothic and Appalachian Gothic: A Comparative Look at Flannery O'Connor and Cormac McCarthy

| Palmer, Louis H., III | Journal of the Appalachian Studies Association | vol. 3 | p. 166-76 | 1991

4.

A Good Rose Is Hard to Find: 'Southern Gothic' as Social Dislocation in Faulkner and O'Connor | Burns,

Margie | Works and Days: Essays in the Socio-Historical Dimensions of Literature and the Arts | vol. 6 no. 1-2 (11-12) |

p. 185-201 | 1988

5.

'If It's a Symbol, the Hell with It': The Medieval Gothic Style of Flannery O'Connor in Everything That Rises

Must Converge | Andreas, James | Christianity and Literature | vol. 38 no. 2 | p. 23-41 | 1989

7.

The Maternal Legacy: The Grotesque Tradition in Flannery O'Connor's Female Gothic | Kahane, Claire | The

Female Gothic | Montreal: Eden | 1983 | p. 242-256

8.

Rural Gothic: The Stories of Flannery O'Connor | Schleifer, Ronald | MFS: Modern Fiction Studies | vol. 28 no. 3 |

p. 475-485 | 1982

9.

Gothic Mirrors and Feminine Identity | Kahane, Claire | The Centennial Review | vol. 24 | p. 43-64 | 1980

11.

The Functional Gothic of Flannery O'Connor | Snow, Ollye Tine | Southwest Review | vol. 50 | p. 286-299 | 1965

 

 

 

 

 

Imagery/images/image

 

1.

O'Connor's Wise Blood | Sweeney, Gerard M. | Explicator | vol. 56 no. 2 | p. 108-09 | 1998

3.

La imagen religiosa en Flannery O'Connor y Clarice Lispector | Rosarossa, Maria Alejandra | II Coloquio

Internacional de Literatura Comparada: 'El cuento,' I-II | Buenos Aires, Argentina: Fundacion Maria Teresa Maiorana |

1995 | p. II: 98-102

4.

The Revealing Light | Speigel, Blaine | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 24 | p. 76 | 1995

5.

A Good Rose Is Hard to Find: Southern Gothic as Signs of Social Dislocation in Faulkner and O'Connor |

Burns, Margie | Image and Ideology in Modern/Postmodern Discourse | Albany: State U of New York P | 1991 | p.

105-23

6.

Darwin in Dixie: O'Connor's Jungle ('A Good Man Is Hard to Find') | Blythe, Hal; Sweet, Charlie | Notes on

Contemporary Literature | vol. 21 no. 2 | p. 8-9 | 1991

7.

O'Connor's 'The Lame Shall Enter First' | Magistrale, Tony | Explicator | vol. 47 no. 3 | p. 58-61 | 1989

8.

Flannery O'Connor and the Quality of Sight: A Standard for Writing and Reading | Freeman, Mary Glenn | The

Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 16 | p. 26-33 | 1987

9.

The Rhetoric of the Seer: Eye Imagery in Flannery O'Connor's 'Revelation' | Sloan, LaRue Love | Studies in

Short Fiction | vol. 25 no. 2 | p. 135-145 | 1988

10.

Flannery O'Connor's 'Parker's Back': The Key to the End | Burns, Dan G. | Notes on Contemporary Literature |

vol. 17 no. 2 | p. 11-12 | 1987

13.

The Black Mirror: Joseph Conrad's The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' and Flannery O'Connor's 'The Artificial

Nigger' | Burkman, Katherine H.; Meloy, J. Reid | Midwest Quarterly: A Journal of Contemporary Thought | vol. 28 no.

2 | p. 230-247 | 1987

14.

Freaks & Folks: Comic Imagery in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Currie, Sheldon | The Antigonish Review |

vol. 62-63 | p. 133-142 | 1985

15.

The Cage of Matter: The World as Zoo in Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood | Allen, William Rodney | American

Literature: A Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography | vol. 58 no. 2 | p. 256-270 | 1986

16.

Tracks to the Oven of Redemption | Gentry, Marshall Bruce | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 14 | p. 72-79 |

1985

17.

O'Connor's 'The Comforts of Home' | Magistrale, Anthony S. | Explicator | vol. 43 no. 1 | p. 57-60 | 1984

18.

'Strange Country': The Landscape of Flannery O'Connor's Short Stories | Pyron, Virginia | Mississippi Quarterly:

The Journal of Southern Culture | vol. 36 no. 4 | p. 557-568 | 1983

19.

Style in Wise Blood | Weisenburger, Steven | Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture | vol. 16 no. 1 | p. 75-97 | 1983

20.

Hogpens and Hallelujahs: The Function of the Image in Flannery O'Connor's Grotesque Comedies |

MacKethan, Lucinda H. | Bucknell Review: A Scholarly Journal of Letters, Arts and Sciences | vol. 26 no. 2 | p. 31-44 |

1982

21.

Writing on the Flesh: Tattoos and Taboos in 'Parker's Back' | Bleikasten, Andre | Southern Literary Journal | vol.

14 no. 2 | p. 8-18 | 1982

22.

O'Connor's Use of Eye Imagery in Wise Blood | Brown, Thomas H. | South Central Bulletin | vol. 37 | p. 138-40 |

1977

23.

Thematic Imagery in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Feeley, M. Kathleen, S.S.N.D. | Southern Humanities

Review | vol. 3 | p. 14-32 | 1968

24.

'Torn by the Lord's Eye': Flannery O'Connor's Use of Sun Imagery | Burns, Stuart L. | Twentieth Century

Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal | vol. 13 | p. 154-166 | 1967

25.

The Symbolic Vision of Flannery O'Connor: Patterns of Imagery in The Violent Bear It Away | Trowbridge,

Clinton W. | Sewanee Review | vol. 76 | p. 298-318 | 1968

26.

'Torn By the Lord's Eye': Flannery O'Connor's Use of Sun Imagery | Burns, Stuart L. | Twentieth Century

Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal | vol. 13 | p. 154-166 | 1967

1.

Latin Names and Images of Ugliness in Flannery O'Connor's 'Revelation' | Pepin, Ronald E. | ANQ: A Quarterly

Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews | vol. 6 no. 1 | p. 25-27 | 1993

2.

Flannery O'Connor: Images of Grace | Fickett, Harold; Gilbert, Douglas R. | Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans | 1986

3.

Mystery and Mediation: Reflections on Flannery O'Connor and Joan Didion | Phillips, D. Z. | Images of Belief in

Literature | New York: St. Martin's | 1984 | p. 24-41

1.

Violence and Transcendence in Pulp Fiction and Flannery O'Connor | Demory, Pamela H. | The Image of Violence

in Literature, the Media, and Society | Pueblo, CO: Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, University of

Southern Colorado | 1995 | p. 187-94

2.

A Good Rose Is Hard to Find: Southern Gothic as Signs of Social Dislocation in Faulkner and O'Connor | Burns,

Margie | Image and Ideology in Modern/Postmodern Discourse | Albany: State U of New York P | 1991 | p. 105-23

3.

Inference, Image and Inspiration: Three about Flannery O'Connor | McGifford, Diane | Canadian Review of

American Studies/Revue Canadienne d'Etudes Americaines | vol. 13 no. 3 | p. 389-396 | 1982

4.

Hogpens and Hallelujahs: The Function of the Image in Flannery O'Connor's Grotesque Comedies |

MacKethan, Lucinda H. | Bucknell Review: A Scholarly Journal of Letters, Arts and Sciences | vol. 26 no. 2 | p. 31-44 |

1982

5.

Faith in Search of an Image: The Iconic Dimension of Flannery O'Connor's 'Parker's Back' | Slattery, Dennis

Patrick | South Central Bulletin | vol. 41 no. 4 | p. 120-123 | 1981

7.

Image and Imagination: Flannery O'Connor's Front Page Fiction. | Klevar, Harvey | Journal of Modern Literature |

vol. 4 | p. 121-32 | 1974

8.

Image and Imagination: Flannery O'Connor's Front Page Fiction. | Klevar, Harvey | Journal of Modern Literature |

vol. 4 | p. 121-32 | 1974

 

 

 

 

 

Symbolism/symbol

 

 

2.

A Note on Ruby and Revelation | Martin, W. R. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 16 | p. 23-25 | 1987

3.

Christ, Satan, and Southern Protestantism in O'Connor's Fiction | Brewer, Nadine | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin

| vol. 14 | p. 103-110 | 1985

4.

Onomastic Revisions in Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood | Ferguson, Paul F. | Literary Onomastics Studies | vol. 13

| p. 97-110 | 1986

5.

From Sermon to Parable: Four Conversion Stories by Flannery O'Connor | Coulthard, A. R. | American Literature:

A Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography | vol. 55 no. 1 | p. 55-71 | 1983

6.

Flannery O'Connor's Sacramental Icon: 'The Artificial Nigger' | Monroe, W. F. | South Central Review: The Journal

of the South Central Modern Language Association | vol. 1 no. 4 | p. 64-81 | 1984

7.

Crippled Laughter: Toward Understanding Flannery O'Connor | Park, Clara Claiborne | The American Scholar | vol.

51 no. 2 | p. 249-257 | 1982

8.

Symbolism and the Religious Aesthetic: Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood. | McCullagh, James C. | Flannery

O'Connor Bull. | vol. 2 | p. 43-58 | 1973

1.

'If It's a Symbol, the Hell with It': The Medieval Gothic Style of Flannery O'Connor in Everything That Rises

Must Converge | Andreas, James | Christianity and Literature | vol. 38 no. 2 | p. 23-41 | 1989

2.

Tarwater's Hats | Olson, Steven | Studies in the Literary Imagination | vol. 20 no. 2 | p. 37-49 | 1987

 

 

 

 

 

 

Setting

 

1.

A Good Route Is Hard to Find: Place Names and Setting in O'Connor's 'A Good Man Is Hard to Find'. |

Woodward, Robert H. | Notes on Contemporary Literature | vol. 3 no. 5 | p. 2-6 | 1973

2.

Theme and Setting in 'A Good Man Is Hard to Find'. | Kropf, C.R. | Renascence: Essays on Value in Literature | vol.

24 | p. 177-80,206 | 1972

 

 

 

 

 

Theme/Themes

 

1.

'An Afternoon in the Woods': Flannery O'Connor's Discovery of Theme | Wray, Virginia F. | The Flannery

O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 20 | p. 45-53 | 1991

4.

Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood: The Oedipal Theme | LeClair, Thomas | Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of

Southern Culture | vol. 29 | p. 197-205 | 1976

5.

Theme and Setting in 'A Good Man Is Hard to Find'. | Kropf, C.R. | Renascence: Essays on Value in Literature | vol.

24 | p. 177-80,206 | 1972

7.

Aveugles et voyants: Le Theme du regard dans Wise Blood | Bleikasten, Andre | Bulletin de la Faculte des Lettres

de Strasbourg | vol. 47 | p. 291-302 | 1969

1.

Flannery O'Connor's Backtracking Muse | Coulthard, A. R. | Studies in American Fiction | vol. 11 no. 2 | p. 247-253

| 1983

2.

Wise Blood: O'Connor-Huston's Dark, Divine Comedy | Fultz, James R. | Purdue University Fifth Annual Conference

on Film | West Lafayette: Dept. of Foreign Langs. & Lits. | Purdue Univ | p. 117-23

3.

The Prophetic Poet and the Loss of Middle Earth | Montgomery, Marion | The Georgia Review | vol. 33 | p. 66-83 |

1979

5.

On Flannery O'Connor and 'The Displaced Person' | Cox, James M.; Foote, Horton; Skaggs, Calvin L. | The

American Short Story | New York: Dell. 394 pp | 1977 | p. 337-45

7.

Themes of Redemptive Grace in the Works of Flannery O'Connor. | Bergup, Sister Bernice,O.S.B. | American

Benedictine Review | vol. 21 | p. 169-91 | 1970

 

 

 

Biographical

 

1.

O'Connor as Distinguished Alumna: Wit and Wisdom | Cash, Jean W. | English Language Notes | vol. 29 no. 1 | p.

67-70 | 1991

2.

Revolting Fictions: Flannery O'Connor's Letter to Her Mother | Reuman, Ann E. | Papers on Language and

Literature: A Journal for Scholars and Critics of Language and Literature | vol. 29 no. 2 | p. 197-214 | 1993

3.

Flannery O'Connor, Simone Weil, and the Virtue of Necessity | Sturma, Lee | Studies in the Literary Imagination |

vol. 20 no. 2 | p. 109-121 | 1987

4.

Flannery O'Connor, James Joyce, and the City | Spivey, Ted R. | Studies in the Literary Imagination | vol. 20 no. 2 |

p. 87-95 | 1987

5.

Flannery O'Connor at Home in Milledgeville | Tate, Mary Barbara | Studies in the Literary Imagination | vol. 20 no.

2 | p. 31-36 | 1987

8.

The Complex Gifts of Flannery O'Connor | Spivey, Ted R. | Essays in Arts and Sciences | vol. 14 | p. 49-58 | 1985

9.

In Search of Flannery O'Connor | Kinney, Arthur F. | Virginia Quarterly Review: A National Journal of Literature and

Discussion | vol. 59 no. 2 | p. 271-288 | 1983

10.

Flannery O'Connor's Last Three: 'The Sense of an Ending' | Napier, James J. | Southern Literary Journal | vol. 14

no. 2 | p. 19-27 | 1982

 

 

Lupus

 

1.

When We Dead Awaken: Flannery O'Connor's Debt to Lupus | Spaltro, Kathleen | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin |

vol. 20 | p. 33-44 | 1991

2.

Spelling Out Illness: Lupus as Metaphor in Flannery O'Conner's 'Greenleaf' | Walker, Sue | Chattahoochee

Review | vol. 12 no. 1 | p. 54-63 | 1991

 

Deformity/deformed

 

1.

The Halt Shall Be Gathered Together: Physical Deformity in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Taylor, Henry |

Western Humanities Review | vol. 22 | p. 325-338 | 1968

 

Sun

 

1.

Drooping Sun, Coy Moon: Essays on Flannery O'Connor | Mayer, David R. | Kyoto: Yamaguchi | 1995

2.

The Blazing Sun and the Relentless Shutter: The Kindred Arts of Flannery O'Connor and Diane Arbus. |

Mayer, David R. | Christian Century | vol. 30 Apr. | p. 435-40 | 1975

3.

'Torn by the Lord's Eye': Flannery O'Connor's Use of Sun Imagery | Burns, Stuart L. | Twentieth Century

Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal | vol. 13 | p. 154-166 | 1967

4.

'Torn By the Lord's Eye': Flannery O'Connor's Use of Sun Imagery | Burns, Stuart L. | Twentieth Century

Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal | vol. 13 | p. 154-166 | 1967

 

Trees

Flannery O'Connor's Treelines | Powers, Douglas | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 20 | p. 54-60 | 1991

 

Children

The Child in Flannery O'Connor | Burkle, Howard R. | The Flannery O'Connor Bulletin | vol. 18 | p. 59-69 | 1989

Knowledge and Innocence in Flannery O'Connor's 'The River' | Behrendt, Stephen C. | Studies in American Fiction | vol. 17 no. 2 | p. 143-155 | 1989

Archetypes of the Child and of Childhood in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Blasingham, Mary V. | Realist of Distances: Flannery O'Connor Revisited | Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus UP | 1987 | p. 102-112 

Baroque Catholicism in Southern Fiction: Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and John Kennedy Toole | Gillespie, Michael Patrick | Traditions, Voices, and Dreams: The American Novel since the 1960s | Newark: U of Delaware P | 1995 | p. 25-47 

Risen Sons: Flannery O'Connor's Vision of History | Desmond, John F. | Athens: U of Georgia P | 1987 

'A World Apparently without Comment' or Shouting at the Reader: Narrative Guidance in O'Connor's Fiction | Fodor, Sarah J. | Flannery O'Connor and the Christian Mystery | Provo, UT: Center for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University | 1997 | p. 217-29 

Flannery O'Connor's Unique Contribution to Christian Literary Naturalism | Mott, Sara | Realist of Distances: Flannery O'Connor Revisited | Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus UP | 1987 | p. 217-226 

Flannery O'Connor's Religion of the Grotesque | Gentry, Marshall Bruce | Jackson: UP of Mississippi | 1986 

The Audacity of Flannery O'Connor | Gresset, Michel; Bernard-West, T. G. (tr.) | Critical Essays on Flannery O'Connor | Boston: Hall | 1985 | p. 100-108

Flannery O'Connor: Realist of Distances | Montgomery, Marion | Realist of Distances: Flannery O'Connor Revisited | Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus UP | 1987 | p. 227-235 

Flannery O'Connor | Gossett, Louise Y. | The History of Southern Literature | Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP | 1985 | p. 489-493

Religion and the Reintegration of Man in Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy | Spivey, Ted R. | The Poetry of Community: Essays on the Southern Sensibility of History and Literature | Atlanta: School of Arts and Sciences | Georgia State Univ., 1972 | p. 67-79

Writing against God: Language as Message in the Literature of Flannery O'Connor | McMullen, Joanne Halleran | Macon, GA: Mercer UP | 1996

Moments of Eternity: A Study in the Short Stories of Flannery O'Connor | Mooney, Harry J., Jr. | The Shapeless God: Essays on Modern Fiction | Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P | 1968 | p. 117-138

The 'Feeder' Motif in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction: A Gauge of Spiritual Efficacy | Washburn, Delores | Realist of Distances: Flannery O'Connor Revisited | Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus UP | 1987 | p. 123-134

Nightmares and Visions: Flannery O'Connor and the Catholic Grotesque. | Muller, Gilbert H. | Athens: U. of Ga. P | 1972

Flannery O'Connor's Sacred Objects. | Friedman, Melvin J. | The Vision Obscured:Perceptions of Some Twentieth-Century Catholic Novelists. | New York: Fordham U.P | 1970 | p. 67-77

The Christian Humanism of Flannery O'Connor. | Eggenschwiler, David | Detroit: Wayne State U.P | 1972

On The Violent Bear It Away | O'Connor, Flannery | Catholics on Literature | Dublin, Ireland: Four Courts | 1997 | p. 78-79

Flannery O'Connor: Images of Grace | Fickett, Harold; Gilbert, Douglas R. | Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans | 1986

The Woman without Any Bones: Anti-Angel Aggression in Wise Blood | Yaeger, Patricia Smith | New Essays on Wise Blood | New York: Cambridge UP | 1995 | p. 91-116

Comic Imagery in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Currie, Sheldon | Realist of Distances: Flannery O'Connor Revisited | Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus UP | 1987 | p. 94-101

Religion, the Bible Belt, and the Modern South | Young, Thomas Daniel | The American South: Portrait of a Culture | Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP | 1980 | p. 110-17

Flannery O'Connor | Gossett, Louise Y. | The History of Southern Literature | Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP | 1985 | p. 489-493

Her Rue with a Difference: Flannery O'Connor and the Southern Literary Tradition | Holman, C. Hugh | The Added Dimension: The Art and Mind of Flannery O'Connor | New York: Fordham UP | 1966 | p. 73-87

American Gargoyles: Flannery O'Connor and the Medieval Grotesque | Di Renzo, Anthony | Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP | 1993

Flannery O'Connor's Religion of the Grotesque | Gentry, Marshall Bruce | Jackson: UP of Mississippi | 1986

Rural Gothic: The Sublime Rhetoric of Flannery O'Connor | Schleifer, Ronald | Frontier Gothic: Terror and

Wonder at the Frontier in American Literature | Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP | 1993 | p. 175-86

The True Country: Themes in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor | Martin, Carter W. | Nashville: Vanderbilt UP | 1969

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