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J. F. Powers

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James Farl Powers (July 8, 1917June 12, 1999) was an American novelist and short-story writer who often drew his inspiration from developments in the Catholic Church, and was known for his studies of Catholic priests in the Midwest. [1]

22 relations: Catholic Church, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, Collegeville Township, Stearns County, Minnesota, Conscientious objector, Creative writing, English literature, Evelyn Waugh, Flannery O'Connor, Frank O'Connor, Jacksonville, Illinois, Joseph Bottum (author), Minnesota, Morte d'Urban, National Book Award for Fiction, National Book Foundation, Northwestern University, Novelist, Short story, Walker Percy, Wheat that Springeth Green, Wilbur Wright College, World War II.

Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University

The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a women's college, and Saint John's University (SJU), a men's college, are private liberal arts colleges respectively located in St. Joseph and Collegeville, Minnesota, United States, near St. Cloud.

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Collegeville Township, Stearns County, Minnesota

Collegeville Township is a township in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States.

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Conscientious objector

A conscientious objector is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, or religion.

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Creative writing

Creative writing is any writing that goes outside the bounds of normal professional, journalistic, academic, or technical forms of literature, typically identified by an emphasis on narrative craft, character development, and the use of literary tropes or with various traditions of poetry and poetics.

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English literature

This article is focused on English-language literature rather than the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, Wales, and the whole of Ireland, as well as literature in English from countries of the former British Empire, including the United States.

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Evelyn Waugh

Arthur Evelyn St.

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Flannery O'Connor

Mary Flannery O'Connor (March 25, 1925August 3, 1964) was an American novelist, short story writer and essayist.

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Frank O'Connor

Frank O'Connor (born Michael Francis O'Donovan; 17 September 1903 – 10 March 1966) was an Irish writer of over 150 works, best known for his short stories and memoirs.

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Jacksonville, Illinois

Jacksonville is a city in Morgan County, Illinois, United States.

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Joseph Bottum (author)

Joseph Bottum (often nicknamed “Jody,” born April 30, 1959) is an American author, best known for his writings about literature, American religion, and neoconservative politics.

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Minnesota

Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.

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Morte d'Urban

Morte d'Urban is the debut novel of J. F. Powers.

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National Book Award for Fiction

The National Book Award for Fiction is one of four annual National Book Awards, which recognize outstanding literary work by United States citizens.

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National Book Foundation

The National Book Foundation (NBF) is an American nonprofit organization established "to raise the cultural appreciation of great writing in America".

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Northwestern University

Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.

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Novelist

A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Short story

A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood, however there are many exceptions to this.

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Walker Percy

Walker Percy, Obl.S.B. (May 28, 1916 – May 10, 1990) was an American author from Covington, Louisiana, whose interests included philosophy and semiotics.

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Wheat that Springeth Green

Wheat That Springeth Green is J. F. Powers's last novel.

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Wilbur Wright College

Wilbur Wright College, formerly known as Wright Junior College, is a public community college in Chicago.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._F._Powers

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