Flannery O’Connor

A Pair of Moles: Robert Penn Warren and William Styron

By |2015-11-10T17:53:03-05:00April 4th, 2013|Categories: Christianity, Literature, Modernity, Poetry, Robert Cheeks, South|Tags: , , |

“We are a pair of moles burrowing away in the same direction.” —Ivan Turgenev to Gustave Flaubert, May 26, 1868 Robert Penn Warren and William Styron were friends for at least twenty and perhaps as many as thirty years. They celebrated this shared comity at every opportunity with good food, a postprandial libation (or [...]

Flannery O’Connor: Mystery & Metaphor

By |2019-07-23T15:04:03-05:00March 25th, 2013|Categories: Books, Christianity, Featured, Flannery O'Connor, Gregory Wolfe, Literature, South|Tags: , , |

Flannery O’Connor Flannery O’Connor and the Language of Apocalypse, by Edward Kessler. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986. The Correspondence of Flannery O’Connor and the Brainard Cheneys, edited by C. Ralph Stephens. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1986. A recent review in the New York Times employed the phrase, the Flannery O’Connor industry,” [...]