Monday, March 25, 2013

Monday, Monday...Flannery O'Connor

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"The basis of art is truth, both in matter and in mode."
--Flannery O'Connor, 1925-1964

Read this and other Flannery O'Connor quotes online at Brainy Quote.

Today is the birthday of American author Flannery O'Connor, born on March 25, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia, who is best known for her short stories.  Information about O'Connor's life and work can be found online at The New Georgia Encyclopedia and Media Specialist, which contains a Flannery O'Connor Repository with links to book information, online essays, and audio and video clips.


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  1. I love F.O's writing. It's so sad that her life was cut short, she had so much promise.

  2. I totally agree, Diane. She was an extremely talented writer--there's no telling how she might have expressed her creativity had she lived longer.