The Correspondence of Flannery O'Connor and the Brainard Cheneys

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Publication: 1986

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 O'Connor to send a letter thanking Cheney. Thus began a correspondence and friendship with Cheney and his wife Frances that lasted many years. The letters, housed in Vanderbilt Special Collections, are collected in this volume.

Title

The Correspondence of Flannery O'Connor and the Brainard Cheneys

Date

Publication: 1986

Description

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 O'Connor to send a letter thanking Cheney. Thus began a correspondence and friendship with Cheney and his wife Frances that lasted many years. The letters, housed in Vanderbilt Special Collections, are collected in this volume.

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Copyright; use considered fair according to the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

Format

Books

Source

Jesse E. Wills Fugitive and Agrarian Collection, PS3565 .C57 Z483 1986

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Citation

“The Correspondence of Flannery O'Connor and the Brainard Cheneys,” Gallery, accessed December 9, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1017.