Additional Resources for Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor

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John Byars, "Notes and Discussion Mimicry and Parody in Wise Blood," in College Literature, Vol 11, No 3, 1984, pp. 276-79.

A review that describes ironies in the novel that O'Connor communicates through the use of twins. grandfather, Layfield, and Hawks Byars also supports O'Connor's use of parody through various animal incidents.

Robert Fitzgerald, "Introduction" to Everything That Rises Must Converge, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965

Fitzgerald shares his personal memories of O'Connor as a close family friend He describes her difficult times with lupus and provides insight into some of her writing.

Robert Golden and Mary Sullivan, Flannery O'Connor and Caroline Gordon: A Reference Guide, G K Hall, 1977.

This book provides a complete guide to reviews, articles, and books about Flannery O'Connor and her work. In addition, the introduction Written by Golden explains Criticism of O'Connor's works in terms of four schools of thought about the religious issues they raise...

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