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One writer's beginnings

Author: Eudora Welty
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000, 1984.
Series: William E. Massey, Sr. lectures in the history of American civilization, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a "continuous thread of revelation" Eudora Welty sketches her autobiography and tells us how her family and her surroundings contributed to the shaping not only of her personality but of her writing.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Eudora Welty; Eudora Welty
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eudora Welty
ISBN: 0674639278 9780674639270
OCLC Number: 754955930
Notes: Revised versions of 3 lectures delivered at Harvard University in Apr. 1983.
Description: 104 pages, [11] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Listening --
Learning to See --
Finding a Voice.
Series Title: William E. Massey, Sr. lectures in the history of American civilization, 1983.
Responsibility: Eudora Welty.

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Nominated for an American Book Award for Non-Fiction, this series of lectures provides an autobiographical analysis of the life and work of Eudora Welty. Welty's honours include the Pulitzer Prize,  Read more...

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