BOOK ♘ A Political Companion to Walker Percy ☣

BOOK ⚖ A Political Companion to Walker Percy ♲ 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 Southern Stoic, And Authentic Religious Faith To Produce A Singular View Of Humanity S Place In The Cosmos That Ranks Among The Best American Political Thinking.An Authoritative Guide To The Political Thought Of This Celebrated Yet Complex American Author, A Political Companion To Walker Percy Includes Seminal Essays By Ralph C Wood, Richard Reinsch II, And James V Schall, S.J., As Well As New Analyses Of Percy S View Of Thomistic Realism And His Reaction To The American Pursuit Of Happiness Editors Peter Augustine Lawler And Brian A Smith Have Assembled Scholars Of Diverse Perspectives Who Provide A Necessary Lens For Interpreting Percy S Works This Comprehensive Introduction To Percy S American Thomism Is An Indispensable Resource For Students Of American Literature, Culture, And Politics.