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A Political Companion to Walker Percy (Political Companions to Great American Authors) (Paperback)

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By Peter Augustine Lawler (Editor), Brian A. Smith (Editor)
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In 1962, Walker Percy (1916-1990) made a dramatic entrance onto the American literary scene when he won the National Book Award for fiction with his first novel, The Moviegoer. A physician, philosopher, and devout Catholic, Percy dedicated his life to understanding the mixed and somewhat contradictory foundations of American life as a situation faced by the wandering and won-dering human soul. His controversial works combined existential questioning, scientific investigation, the insight of the.

About the Author


Peter Augustine Lawler is Dana Professor of Government at Berry College. He is the author of numerous books, including Modern and American Dignity: Who We Are as Persons, and What That Means for Our Future.Brian A. Smith is assistant professor of political science at Montclair State University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780813147420
ISBN-10: 0813147425
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: August 5th, 2014
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors