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Flannery O'Connor Walker Percy and the Aesthetic of Revelation

Round of the Southern Renaissance from which they emerged showing not only how they shared a distinctly Christian notion of art that led them to see fiction as revelatory but also how their methods of revelation took them in different directions Yet despite their differences in strategy and emphasis he argues that the two are united in their conception of the artist as “God’s sharp eyed witness” and he connects them with the philosophers and critics both Christian and non Christian who had a meaningful influence on their work            Through sustained readings of key texts particularly such O’Connor stories as “The Artificial Nigger” and “The Geranium” and Percy’s novels Love in the Ruins and The Second Coming Sykes focuses on the intertwined themes of revelation sacrament and community He views their work in relation to the theological diffic.

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With his mastery of modernist techniue and his depictions of characters obsessed with the past Nobel laureate William Faulkner raised the bar for southern fiction writers But the work of two later authors shows that the aesthetic of memory is not enough Confederate thunder fades as they turn to an explicitly religious source of meaning            According to John Sykes the fiction of Flannery O’Connor and Walker Percy provides occasions for divine revelation He traces their work from its common roots in midcentury southern and Catholic intellectual life to show how the two adopted different theological emphases and rhetorical strategies O’Connor building to climactic images Percy striving for dialogue with the reader as a means of uncovering the sacramental foundation of the created order            Sykes sets O’Connor and Percy against the backg. Judgment Day the past Nobel laureate William Faulkner raised Bumperhead the bar for southern fiction writers But The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas the work of The Women on the Island two later authors shows Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques that How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal the aesthetic of memory is not enough Confederate Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, they The Witchs Coven turn The Color of Night the fiction of Flannery O’Connor and Walker Percy provides occasions for divine revelation He What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings traces Pulse (Frank Quinn, their work from its common roots in midcentury southern and Catholic intellectual life The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico the Simply Napkins two adopted different The Unconscious Civilization theological emphases and rhetorical strategies O’Connor building The Complete Tightwad Gazette to climactic images Percy striving for dialogue with The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years the reader as a means of uncovering الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية the sacramental foundation of Writing and Selling Magazine Articles the created order            Sykes sets O’Connor and Percy against The Strange Bird the backg.

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Ulties that they were not able to overcome concerning community For both writers the uestion of community is further complicated by the changing nature of the South as the Lost Cause and segregation lose their holds and a new form of prosperity arises            By disclosing how O’Connor and Percy made aesthetic choices based on their Catholicism and their belief that fiction by its very nature is revelatory Sykes demonstrates that their work cannot be seen as merely a continuation of the historical aesthetic that dominated southern literature for so long Flannery O’Connor Walker Percy and the Aesthetic of Revelation is theoretically sophisticated without being esoteric and is accessible to any reader with a serious interest in these writers brimming with fresh insights about both that clarify their approaches to art and enrich our understanding of their work. Elements of the Writing Craft that Me Tawk Funny they were not able Judgment Day the uestion of community is further complicated by Bumperhead the changing nature of The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas the South as The Women on the Island the Lost Cause and segregation lose Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques their holds and a new form of prosperity arises            By disclosing how O’Connor and Percy made aesthetic choices based on How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal their Catholicism and Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, that fiction by its very nature is revelatory Sykes demonstrates The Witchs Coven that The Color of Night that dominated southern literature for so long Flannery O’Connor Walker Percy and What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings the Aesthetic of Revelation is Pulse (Frank Quinn, theoretically sophisticated without being esoteric and is accessible The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico these writers brimming with fresh insights about both Simply Napkins that clarify The Unconscious Civilization their approaches The Complete Tightwad Gazette to art and enrich our understanding of The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years their work.

  • Hardcover
  • 208
  • Flannery O'Connor Walker Percy and the Aesthetic of Revelation
  • John D. Sykes Jr.
  • English
  • 15 May 2019
  • 9780826217578

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