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Summary: Despite her premature death at age 39, Flannery O'Connor left behind one of the most haunting and strikingly original bodies of work in 20th Century literature. With the rural South as her backdrop, she brought to life a string of eccentric characters torn between their worldly ambitions and the need for a more enduring truth. This film traces the people and events that shaped her remarkable...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNC

Summary: Flannery O'Connor's distinctive Southern Gothic style influenced a generation of artists and activists. Winner of the first-ever Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, O'Connor includes conversations with Mary Karr, Hilton Als and others. Through never-before-seen archival footage, examine the life and legacy of an American literary icon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: A man who has recently left the army attempts to become a preacher and open up his very own church without Christ.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIS

Gooch, Brad

Summary: An engaging and authoritative biography of Flannery O'Connor, who despite the chronic disease that eventually confined her to her mother's farm in Georgia, managed to fundamentally change the landscape of American literature with her fierce, sometimes comic novels and stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 O'CONNOR,FLANNERY GOO

O'Connor, Flannery.

Summary: A devotional journal by the spiritual author of "Wise Blood" covers the period in 1946 to 1947 when she was a student at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and shares insights into the religious beliefs that shaped her life and work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282.092 OCO

Summary: Flannery O’Connor is a writer with a keen sense of observation for the subtle cruelty that comes from fear of the unknown, and a case in point is her story “The Displaced Person.” Set in Georgia during the late 1940s, the displaced person is Mr. Guizac (Noam Yerushalmi), a Polish refugee who’s relocated by a priest (John Houseman) to work on Mrs. McIntyre’s (Irene Worth’s) farm. Quickly the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1976

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O'Connor, Flannery.

Contents: Wise blood -- A good man is hard to find -- The violent bear it away -- Everything that rises must converge -- Stories and occasional prose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1988

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O'Connor, Flannery.

Summary: Reveals that author Flannery O'Connor originally wanted to be a cartoonist and collects her early comics, which display many of the story-telling techniques that she later used in her writing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics 2011

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Als, Hilton.

Summary: Analyzes literature, history, culture, entertainment, race, and gender through the lens of people the author terms "white girls," including Louise Brooks, Flannery O'Connor, Truman Capote, Richard Pryor, Malcolm X, and Michael Jackson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McSweeneys Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.6 ALS

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