18. Eudora Welty and the Short Story: Theory and Practice

  1. Alfred Bendixen Professor founder Executive Director2 and
  2. James Nagel Professor Rockefeller Fellow3
  1. Ruth D. Weston Professor past president

Published Online: 16 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319910.ch18

A Companion to the American Short Story

A Companion to the American Short Story

How to Cite

Weston, R. D. (2010) Eudora Welty and the Short Story: Theory and Practice, in A Companion to the American Short Story (eds A. Bendixen and J. Nagel), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319910.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Texas A&M University, USA

  2. 3

    University of Georgia, USA

Author Information

  1. Oral Roberts University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115438

Online ISBN: 9781444319910

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Keywords:

  • Eudora Welty and the Short Story - theory and practice;
  • Eudora Welty (1909–2001), awarded prizes for her fiction, first Guggenheim in 1942 and the Pulitzer in 1973;
  • Welty, developing theme of Love and Separateness - in terms of human relationships;
  • popularity of Welty's memoir - like autobiography, One Writer's Beginnings, and prizes awarded her novels;
  • lyric realism in “Flowers for Marjorie”;
  • aesthetic structure in “The Winds”;
  • voice of the storyteller in “Music from Spain”;
  • Welty employing lyric/realistic technique, in short stories and novels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Lyric Realism in “Flowers for Marjorie”

  • Aesthetic Structure in “The Winds”

  • The Voice of the Storyteller in “Music from Spain”

  • References and Further Reading