Intersections and Parallels between the Worlds of Flannery O’Connor and Eudora Welty (SAMLA 2012)

Readers and critics have long compared the writings of Flannery O’Connor and Eudora Welty, especially in terms of their uses of “the grotesque.” This panel, a joint venture with the Eudora Welty Society, aims to put O’Connor and Welty’s works (both visual and literary) in conversation with each other in ways that are not commonly seen in criticism. While papers dealing with more familiar conversation points between O'Connor and Welty’s works will be ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/Flannery O'Connor Society
Event Name: 
SAMLA 2012
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, NC
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Categories: 
American
Comparative
Gender & Sexuality
African-American
20th & 21st Century
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