Flannery O'Connor Review

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Inside Volume 15 (August 2017)

Special Feature:
Science and Technology in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction
Doug Davis, Guest Editor

Doug Davis

Jimmy Dean Smith
A-Building: Industrial Progress and the Drowned Landscape in Flannery O'Connor and Harriette Simpson Arnow

Christine Flanagan
Social Distortion: Displaced Landscapes and the Machines of Progress in Flannery O'Connor's "The Displaced Person" and "A View of the Woods"

Doug Davis
Cybernetic Tales of the Future: The Violent Technologies of Integration in Flannery O’Connor's Fiction


Scott Forschler
Shocking Grace, Sudden Enlightenment: O'Connor and the Koans of Zen Buddhism

Kimberly Rae Connor
Mystery and Bad Manners: Flannery O'Connor and Mary Karr’s Family Resemblance across Generations

Marshall Bruce Gentry and Charles Puckett
In Search of Vera–as Charlotte Hock and as Joy/Hulga Hopewell

Sura P. Rath
Theorizing Space and Place in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction

Josephine Keese King
Cartoon: The Dancer Becomes the Dance

Ralph C. Wood
Billy, We Hardly Knew Ye: A Tribute to William A. Sessions (1928-2016)

Anne Berry
Why Look at "Theseyer Monkeys": Primate Imagery in Wise Blood and Photographs of Captive Primates

Irwin H. Streight
Review of Daniel Moran's Creating Flannery O'Connor: Her Critics, Her Publishers, Her Readers

Thomas F. Haddox
Review of Critical Insights: Short Fiction of Flannery O’Connor

Peggy Shumaker
Review of Rita Mae Reese's The Book of Hulga

Marshall Bruce Gentry
Review of Eternal Word Television Network's Ayn Rand vs Flannery O’Connor

Elaine E. Whitaker
Review of Acree Graham Macam and Natalie Nelson's The King of the Birds

William A. Richards
Review of Travis McDade's Disappearing Ink: The Insider, the FBI, and the Looting of the Kenyon College Library

Joonna Smitherman Trapp
Review of David Gold and Catherine Hobbs's Educating the New Southern Woman: Speech, Writing, and Race at the Public Women’s Colleges, 1884-1945

Scott Dillard
Review of Tison Pugh's Precious Perversions: Humor, Homosexuality, and the Southern Literary Canon

Gary M. Ciuba
Review of Walker Percy's The Moviegoer at Fifty: New Takes on an Iconic American Novel

Sarah Gordon
Review of Ted Geltner's Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews

Josephine Keese King
Cartoons: Borrowed Lines

Awards and Fellowships

Senior Fellowship
Katheryn Laborde, 2017

Junior Fellowship
Senior Fellowship Application (docx)
Junior Fellowship Application (docx)

Sarah Gordon Award
Catherine Bowlin, 2017

Links of Interest

Flannery O'Connor at Georgia College & State University

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor: An NEH Summer Institute (2014)
Flannery O'Connor Collection

Recommended Sites

Arts & Letters
Eudora Welty Review
The Faulkner Journal
The Georgia Review
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature


Editorial Staff

Marshall Bruce Gentry

Assistant Editors
John Sirmans
Katie Simon

Associate Director for Special Collections
Nancy Davis Bray

Circulation Assistants
Leah Kuenzi
Kristy Maier

Editorial Advisory Board
Derek Alderman
Frederick Asals
Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr.
Jean W. Cash
Gary M. Ciuba
Robert Donahoo
Sarah Gordon
Michael Kreyling
Carter W. Martin
Brian Abel Ragen
Sura P. Rath
Louise Westling
Margaret Earley Whitt
Ralph C. Wood
Virginia Wray