Flannery O'Connor

American novelist, short story writer

Mary Flannery O'Connor (March 25, 1925 – August 3, 1964) was an American writer. Her books, include Wise Blood and A Good Man is Hard to Find. Her writing style is sometimes known as Southern Gothic.

Flannery O'Connor
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BornMary Flannery O'Connor
(1925-03-25)March 25, 1925
Savannah, Georgia, US
DiedAugust 3, 1964(1964-08-03) (aged 39)
Milledgeville, Georgia, US
Resting placeMemory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Georgia[1]
Occupation
  • Novelist
  • short story writer
  • essayist
Period1946–1964
GenreSouthern Gothic
Subject
Literary movementChristian realism
Notable works

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Flannery O'Connor Buried". The New York Times. August 5, 1964.