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    Flannery O'Connor. Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction. Macon: Wesleyan College, 1960. First edition, one of only twenty copies printed. Five mimeograph leaves, approximately 8.5 x 11 inches, printed rectos only. Side-stitched, stapled at upper-left corner, housed in contemporary burgundy paper folder. Some light toning, rubbing to leaves. Near fine. Two-leaf typed list of corrections (of unknown authorship), stapled at upper-left corner, laid in. The typed text of a speech given by O'Connor at Wesleyan, touching on O'Connor's opinion of the responsibility of Southern writers. Reprinted in Mystery and Manners (1969). Rare. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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    Flannery O'Connor. Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction. Macon: Wesleyan College, 1960. One of only 20 copies printed. Five quarto leaves, rectos only. Approximately 11 x 8.5 inches. Stapled at the upper corner. Mimeographed, as issued. Housed in contemporary burgundy paper folder. Some toning, rubbing to leaves, else fine. Laid-in is a two-page typed list of corrections (it is unknown if it was done by O'Connor or someone else), staple-bound at upper left corner. Very rare. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

    This is the typed text of a speech given by O'Connor at Wesleyan, and it touches on O'Connor's opinion of the responsibility of Southern writers. It was reprinted in Mystery and Manners (1969).



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