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e-book Passing by the Dragon: The Biblical Tales of Flannery OConnor
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This book belonged to Hilary Koprowski, the inventor of the world s first effective polio vaccine. The book has his personal blind stamp imprinted on the preliminary title page and is from his personal library previously located in Wynnewood Pennsylvania. Hilary Koprowski was a famous Polish and American virologist and immunologist. He authored or co-authored over scientific papers and co-edited many scientific journals. Her fiction, which can simultaneously be howlingly funny and awesomely close to the bone, finds further reinforcement in her sense of the fragility of life, of her own life, in fact.
Her father died when she was 16 of a rare, nonhereditary disease, then always fatal, lupus erythematosus; suddenly, when she was 25, she had it too. The last 14 years of her life—she died just short of her 40th birthday—she fought a losing battle of passion, body, and even spirit against it. Near the end she told C.
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Having finished a novel by Boris Pasternak that was once part of her library, she wrote with unaccustomed enthusiasm to Dr. Spivey, a professor of English at Georgia College, that Dr. At one point [Pasternak] has Dr. This clear eye she fixed on her own condition matched the clear vision she had about what she attempted in her fiction. An autodidact, she disciplined her writing as consciously and carefully as she understood the discipline of the liturgical hours, turning her cramped bed-sitting room at the dairy farm outside Milledgeville, Andalusia, into a convent of one.
It had taken her 2, pages of trial and error to produce pages of Wise Blood over five years; it took her now seven more to write her second novel. And still neither one satisfied her. She surrendered no sense of the horror of sin nor the grotesquerie of those whose lives are tattered or in shambles, although in the end, it seems, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin replaced Augustine in her consciousness; she collected his work, praised it in letters, and gathered commentary on it for review.
For everything that rises must converge. The integrity of this vision, realized through all the stages of her work, is what grows out of her reading, her library and her theology, her faith. The other day I ran up on a wonderful quotation. Take care lest he devour you! You are going to the Father of souls, but it is necessary to pass by the dragon. View cart Subscribe Login. How to Give Why Give?
How to Give Store. She knew her talent was secure, that is, because it dominated a principled art. She drew on Poe and Hawthorne for models; her reading and her library show us too that she learned, from the start, from Gogol.
Her sense of humor, once larklike and satiric, turned grim and mordant. The urgency she felt to draw boldly the queerness that marked souls deliberately turned from Christianity despite their conventional allegiances—mere mockeries, those— meant an increasingly queer art, too, one that, to her surprise, failed to communicate. Still she held firm. Her faith, in her religion and in her art, remained rocklike and hard.
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I know that I must never let him affect my vision, must never let him gain control over my thinking, must never listen to his demands unless they accord with my conscience; yet I feel I must make him see what I have to show, even if my means of making him see have to be extreme. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Please enter a valid ZIP Code.
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