Spring Lecture

Creating Flannery O’Connor: Her Critics, Her Publishers, Her Readers

Partisan ChurchWe may now regard Flannery O’Connor as a great American Catholic author, but this was not always the case? How were her books received upon their first publication? What factors, besides her talent, let do O’Connor’s current status? And what does O’Connor’s story suggest about the nature of literary reputations?

About the Speaker

shribnerDr. Daniel Moran (Ph.D, Drew University) is a high school educator who also teaches writing at Rutgers University and history at Monmouth University. He has published articles on G.K. Chesterton and John Ford as well as numerous freelance pieces. Creating Flannery O’Connor (University of Georgia Press, 2016) is his first book.

Event Details

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
5:00pm Social Hour | 6:00pm Dinner | 7:00pm Lecture

The Society’s House
263 South Fourth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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