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Eudora Welty (1909 – 2001)

Nationality: American Periods: American: 20th Century

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Optimist’s Daughter

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Our pages on these individual works by Eudora Welty

Collected Stories of Eudora Welty

Delta Wedding

Optimist’s Daughter

The Ponder Heart

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Criticism about Eudora Welty

What Members of the Welty Class Want to Learn
“Since our site has been in operation, our staff has received several questions per week from students and scholars of Eudora Welty’s work. In response to this avid interest in Welty, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help encourage the continuation of Welty scholarship.”
Contains: Commentary

Biographical sites about Eudora Welty

Featured Author: Eudora Welty
This feature on Eudora Welty includes links to several reviews of her books, and New York Times articles by and about the author.
Contains: Interview, Commentary
From: The New York Times 11/22/98
Help with Welty Studies
“Through this web site the Eudora Welty Newsletter receives two or three inquiries a week, mostly from students and book clubs, for information about Welty’s books, her life, and the scholarship and criticism useful to those who would study or write about her. The following additions to the web site are a first effort to provide such information in a general form available to all.”
Contains: Bibliography, Sketch
MWP: Eudora Welty (1909-2001)
A lengthy article about Welty’s life and works. Also offers information on her birthplace, and her obituary.
Contains: Pictures, Extensive Bio, Obituary
Author: Carol Ann Johnston
From: Mississippi Writers Page

Other sites about Eudora Welty

Happy Birthday, Miss Welty
An essay in honor of the author’s 90th birthday.
Author: Kate Moses
From: Salon.com April 13, 1999
Remembering Eudora Welty
A reflection on the author’s life and literary legacy.
Contains: Commentary
Author: Mark Childress
From: Salon.com July 26, 2001

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