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  • Contributor is exactly "Cheney, Brainard, 1900-1990"

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As a writer and an appreciator of fellow contemporary writers, Brainard Cheney read and provided commentary on the writings of many authors of his day. The first work of Flannery O’Connor’s that Cheney read was her initial novel, Wise Blood. Cheney’s…

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This letter is in response to O’Connor’s introductory letter on February 8, 1953. Writing from his home in Smyrna, Tennessee, Cheney takes this opportunity to sympathize with O’Connor’s bad reviews; his own writing has received its share of negative…

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Flannery O'Connor's first novel Wise Blood was published in 1952. That same year, Brainard Cheney, a southern writer living in Nashville and associated with the literary movement known as the Agrarians, wrote an appreciative review which prompted…
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