One Writer's Imagination: The Fiction of Eudora Welty

One Writer's Imagination: The Fiction of Eudora Welty

by Suzanne Marrs
     
 

In One Writer's Imagination, Suzanne Marrs draws upon nearly twenty years of conversations, interviews, and friendship with Eudora Welty to discuss the intersections between biography and art in the Pulitzer Prize winner's work. Through an engaging chronological and comprehensive reading of the Welty canon, Marrs describes the ways Welty's creative process transformed…  See more details below

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In One Writer's Imagination, Suzanne Marrs draws upon nearly twenty years of conversations, interviews, and friendship with Eudora Welty to discuss the intersections between biography and art in the Pulitzer Prize winner's work. Through an engaging chronological and comprehensive reading of the Welty canon, Marrs describes the ways Welty's creative process transformed and transfigured fact to serve the purposes of fiction. She points to the sparks that lit Welty's imagination - an imagination that thrived on polarities in her personal life and in society at large.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807128015
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Southern Literary Studies
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.16(d)

Meet the Author

Suzanne Marrs is a professor of English at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and has served as Welty Scholar at the Mississipi Department of Archives and History. A recipient of the Phoenix Award for Distinguished Welty Scholarship, she is the author of The Welty Collection: A Guide to the Eudora Welty Manuscripts and Documents at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and coeditor of Eudora Welty and Politics: Did the Writer Crusade?

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