March 7, 2017

A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O'Connor

By Flannery O'Connor

The gathering that proven O’Connor’s recognition as one of many American masters of the fast tale. the amount includes the distinguished identify tale, a story of the murderous fugitive The Misfit, in addition to “The Displaced Person” and 8 different tales.

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Louisa May Alcott wrote a number of “thrillers” early in her career, including The Mysterious Key (1867), The Abbott’s Ghost (1867), and a work now celebrated as proto-feminist, Behind a Mask: or, A Woman’s Power (1866). Leon Edel’s edition of Henry James: Stories of the Supernatural (1949; rpt. 1980) contains seventeen tales. The best known, other than The Turn of the Screw (1898), are “The Jolly Corner” (1908), “Maud-Evelyn” (1900), “The Great Good Place” (1900), “The Friends of the Friends” (1896), “The Altar of the Dead” (1895), and “Sir Edmund Orme” (1891).

11 Toward the “Great American Novel” (2) American historical romances Typical of the sentimental romances of the Old South were Thomas Nelson Page’s In Ole Virginia (1887), a collection of stories, and Red Rock (1898), which nostalgically glorifies life in the antebellum South and defends the motives of the Ku Klux Klan. It was a runaway best seller. 4 Other American historical romances produced in this period include S. Weir Mitchell, Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker (1897); Mary Johnston, To Have and To Hold (1900); James Maurice Thompson, Alice of Old Vincennes (1900); Mary Catherwood, The Romance of Dollard (1889); James Lane Allan, The Choir Invisible (1893, 1897); Ellen Glasgow, The Battle-Ground (1902); Winston Churchill, Richard Carvel (1899), The Crisis (1901), The Crossing (1903).

This concept derives in part from the progressive social archetype of the transcendental philosopher G. F. W. Hegel (1770–1831), who called the desired unity of the existential human condition and the great society: Humanit€at. The historical configurations of romanticism, romance, novel, realism, and idealism (along with naturalism) in specifically American literary history play into this Hegelian idealism. The large contours of the romance/ novel argument are clearer in the context of the romanticism/realism debate.

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