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Happy Birthday, Flannery O’Connor

March 25, 2013 | by

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“I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.” —Flannery O’Connor

 

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  1. O.jimenez | March 26, 2013 at 10:28 am

    Perpetually on my night stand is “Mystery and Manners” as we’ll as Ms. O’Connor’s complete stories. One can never tire of reading her short stories; when critics refer to her as a southern or Chridtian, or gothic, or. Grotesque author they entirely miss her dexterity with language, and the craft of writing as a means of defining human nature. Her entire body of work is akin to the ceiling in the Sistine chapel: it just happens to depicts a religious theme, but the actual work is sublime.

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