Additional Resources for A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O'Connor

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Asal, Frederick. Flannery O'Connor The Imagination of Extremity, University of Georgia Press, 1982.

Although the book discusses all her fiction, he devotes a section to "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," a story that "dramatizes a world radically off balance." Posits that the story is a good example of O'Connor's comic treatment to violent material

Asal, Frederick, editor. "A Good Man Is Hard to Find"-Women Writers, Texts and Contexts, Rutgers University Press, 1993.

A useful book for those studying "A Good Man Is Hard to Find." Similar to Norton Critical Editions, this books contains an introduction to the story, the text itself, and many critical essays that explore the story's possible meanings.

Baumgaertner, Jill P. Flannery O'Connor: A Proper Scaring, Harold Shaw Publishers, 1988.

Discusses primarily Flannery O'Connor's use of traditional Roman Catholic emblems in her fiction.

Coles, Robert. Flannery O'Connor's South, Louisiana State University Press, 1980.

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