Reviews in Literary Periodicals
One Year Later
Reviews of the book are published in literary periodicals.
Kenyon Review (15:1/4: 320-326): Compares the treatment of Christian belief in Wise Blood with another novel of the time.
Hudson Review (6:144-50): Surveys five recent novels, including O'Connor's "fresh and somewhat convulsive experimentings" in Wise Blood.
|Literary Periodical Review Characteristics|
|AUDIENCE:||Assumes a well-read audience|
|AUTHOR:||Professional writers or scholars|
|TIMELINESS:||Appears six months or more after the book's publication|
|CONTENT:||Focuses on the quality of the book, but also discusses the novel's themes and author's writing technique|
|TYPE OF SOURCE:||Secondary|