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Melissa Simpson

Full Name: Melissa Simpson
Number of Works: 2
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ISBN: 0313329990, 9780313329999
Keywords: biography, connor, flannery
Pages: 152
Published: 2005

Despite her early death from lupus at 39, Flannery O'Connor has left a remarkable literary legacy. She emerged as one of America's most controversial, misunderstood, and promising young writers. Though she published only two novels, a collection of short stories, and various other prose works, she forcefully conveyed her Catholicism to a wide audience. She frequently created grotesque Southern characters, depicted violent situations, and wrote with acerbic wit. This biography discusses her fascinating life and literary career. Written especially for high school students and undergraduates, thi