Misc: The Passion of Flannery O’Connor

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Flannery O'Connor

James Parker writes for The Atlantic about how the Prayer Journal of Flannery O’Connor sheds more light on her writing. He writes, “O’Connor’s was not the shifty, reactive, and merely local variety that passes for irony today: sitcom irony, skinny-jeans irony. It was vertical and biblical: the irony by which the mighty are lowered, the humble exalted, and the savior dies on a cross.” Read it here: The Passion of Flannery O’Connor