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Maddie AllenJennifer WhitakerAnnotated Bib5 February 2018Flannery O’Connor Inspiration Annotated Bibliography There have been countless ways that Flannery O’Connor inspired others and ways that she has been inspired by literary writers. “Biggest literary influence on The Boss? Flannery O'Connor.” Commonweal Magazine, -boss-flannery-oconnor. Bruce Springsteen has been influenced by Flannery O’Connor ever since the day she came to speak in his college class. “And then Springsteen, who had earlier in the interview already cited O'Connor as the first author to influence his career as a songwriter, offers this assessment of his top literary influence.” Springsteen says that her short stories have really opened his eyes. “You could feel within them the unknowability of God, the intangible mysteriesof life that confounded her characters, and which I find by my side every day. They contained thedark Gothicness of my childhood and yet made me feel fortunate to sit at the center of this swirling black puzzle, stars reeling overhead, the earth barely beneath us.” “Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964).” New Georgia Encyclopedia,
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