Dappled Sin: Flannery O’Connor’s mark on Bruce Springsteen.
An insightful article by Damian J. Ference on the website DappledThings.org
Excerpt: “Springsteen explains his initial draw to O’Connor: “The really important reading that I did began in my late twenties, with authors like Flannery O’Connor. There was something in those stories of hers that I felt captured a certain part of the American character that Iwas interested in writing about. They were a big, big revelation.”6 “