17th January 2018
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
The incongruous intrusion of the grotesque into the everyday that was the hallmark of Flannery O’Connor’s fiction also characterises this film.
3rd August 2017
Flannery O’Connor’s ‘Sacred Monstrosity’
Can Flannery O'Connor's work speak to modern readers or is it necessarily of her time? Michael Kirwan SJ considers this question with a little help from James Joyce, René Girard and Quentin Tarantino.
1st August 2014
How much do you know about the American Catholic author whose body of work, although small, has influenced artists from Quentin Tarantino to Bruce Springsteen? Sunday 3rd August is the 50th anniversary of the death of the writer in question – Flannery O’Connor. Antonio Spadaro SJ explains why O’Connor’s writing is so electrifying.
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