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American Masters: Flannery

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Catalogue Number:  041966
Producer:  PBS Video
Subject:  American History, Biography, Documentary, History, Literature, Social Sciences, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2021
Running Time:  90:00


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Explore the life and work of author Flannery O’Connor, whose distinctive Southern Gothic style influenced a generation of artists and activists. With the Georgia farm of Andalusia as a backdrop, O'Connor's starkly, redemptive experiences—found in both her personal biography and her best-known works—come into focus. Winner of the first-ever Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, Flannery includes conversations with Mary Karr, Tommy Lee Jones, Hilton Als, and others. Watch never-before-seen archival footage, read newly discovered personal letters and hear her own published words alongside original animations and music to examine the life and legacy of an American literary icon.


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