Invisible parade; the fiction of Flannery O'Connor.

Examines and evaluates the art and merit of novels and short stories by the twentieth-century American writer.

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Main Author: Orvell, Miles.
Format: Book
Published:Philadelphia, Temple University Press [1972]
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Table of Contents:
  • Defining contexts and qualities
  • The Mater of the south
  • The Shape of belief
  • Art as incarnation
  • O'Connor and the American romance tradition
  • Prophets and failed prophets
  • The Comic balance
  • A Note on style
  • Wise blood
  • The Background of wise blood
  • Hazel Motes
  • The Uses of perspective
  • Enclosing spaces
  • Blindness and vision
  • The Subplot of Enoch Emery
  • The World of wise blood
  • The Violent bear it away
  • Narrative structure
  • Old Tarwater, Tarwater, and Rayber
  • Birth by drowning
  • The Act and the word
  • Secular time and sacred time
  • The problem of narrative control
  • The Short stories
  • A Good man is hard to find
  • Good country people
  • The Displaced person
  • The Artificial nigger
  • The Comforts of home
  • Parker's back
  • Judgement day
  • Belief and fiction
  • From The Geranium to judgement day
  • Appendixes
  • Chronological list of fiction
  • Book reviews by Flannery O'Connor.