miércoles, 24 de junio de 2009

Nuevas cartas de Flannery


La Universidad de Emory (Atlanta) va a sacar a la luz las cartas de Betty Hester ("A") que tienen en su archivo. Noticia que da la propia universidad aquí.
Yo lo estaba esperando, pero se me había olvidado y me lo encuentro ahora. Trasfondo de la noticia en esto que comenté aquí.

Un párrafo como este:
William Sessions, a leading O’Connor scholar who knew both the author and Hester, has referred to the documents as “probably the most important collection of letters in American literature in the latter part of the century.”
Y este párrafo también:
This re-opens a whole conversation about O’Connor as a writer and as a person,” said Rosemary Magee, Emory vice president and secretary and another longtime O’Connor scholar. “I’m anticipating that there will be many affirmations of what we already know, along with some revelations.”
Y este otro:
Faith and theology are the dominant themes in the letters, [Steve Enniss] said. “Flannery O’Connor is clearly trying to help Betty in her understanding of the Catholic faith in hopes of being of some spiritual comfort to Betty, who was wavering in her relationship with the church.”
[publicado originalmente el 26.04.07]