In Flannery O'Connor's Dark Comedies Carol Shloss aims to return Flannery O'Connor to her readers on fathomable terms, to offer a rhetorical, rather than theological, perspective from which to understand the country preachers, square-jawed farm wives, wise rubes, foolish intellectuals, huckster Bible salesmen, killers, and other "good country people" who populate O'Connor's fiction. This valuable study of O'Connor's style uses several methods to dissect the author's literary devices from the dramatization of extreme religious experience to direct address to the reader.
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|Size: ||7.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||LSU Press|
|Date published: || 2012|
|ISBN: ||9780807142462 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|