The Confessions of Walker Percy

@article{Desmond2012TheCO,
  title={The Confessions of Walker Percy},
  author={John F. Desmond},
  journal={Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={126 - 150}
}
"I would meet you upon this honestly." "GERONTION," T.S. ELIOT "I have only in my life carried to an extreme what you have not dared to carry halfway, and what's more, you have taken your cowardice for good sense, and have found comfort in deceiving yourselves." NARRATOR, NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND BOTH IN HIS PERSONAL LIFE and in his writings, Walker Percy was deeply attracted to the idea and practice of confession. When he and his wife, Mary Bernice, converted to Catholicism in 1947, Percy told… CONTINUE READING

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I have discussed the relationship between Percy and Dostoevsky extensively in my essay “ Fyodor Dostoevsky , Walker Percy and the Demonic Self

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