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Transcript of Flannery O'Connor
This is what many people believe. to have started her Grotesque writing style. From the beginning she was considered different and creative in a scary way. She loved Edgar Allen Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and William Faulkner. She used the great american writers as her inspiration and a starting point for her writing career.
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She went to Georgia College
Went to Iowa writing workshop
lived in NY and Connecticut with friends
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The Complete Stories
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The loss of her father gave her emotions to write about.
Her friends and family took care of her and gave her
Made Her A Great Writer
Helped her stay in touch with the outside world when she could not travel.
Many of her ideas were influenced by her religion
She wrote for 2
hours every day
1947 Won Rinehart- Iowa Fiction Award
1952 received the Kenyon Review Fellowship in Fiction
1959 received the Ford Foundation Grant
1963 received an honorary degree from Smith College.
Flannery O'Connor: The Complete Stories
won National Book Award for fiction.
1979 won National Book Critics Circle Award
O'Connor was born on March 25, 1925 in Savannah
Georgia she lived in
O'Connor's Father died
when she was only
16 years old.
O'Connor's Mother took
care of her once she
developed Lupus and
could not walk.