The Eye of the Story: Selected Essays and Reviews

The Eye of the Story: Selected Essays and Reviews

by Eudora Welty


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Much like her highly acclaimed One Writer's Beginnings, The Eye of the Story offers Eudora Welty's invaluable meditations on the art of writing. In addition to seven essays on craft, this collection brings together her penetrating and instructive commentaries on a wide variety of individual writers, including Jane Austen, E. M. Forster, Willa Cather, Anton Chekhov, William Faulkner, and Virginia Woolf.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679730040
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/29/1990
Series: Vintage International Series
Edition description: REI
Pages: 355
Product dimensions: 5.15(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

One of America's most admired authors, Eudora Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1909. . She was educated locally and at Mississippi State College for Women, the University of Wisconsin, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. She is the author of, among many other books, One Writer's Beginnings, The Robber Bridegroom, Delta Wedding, The Ponder Heart, Losing Battles, and The Optimist's Daughter which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. She died in 2001.

Date of Birth:

April 13, 1909

Date of Death:

July 23, 2001

Place of Birth:

Jackson, Mississippi

Place of Death:

Jackson, Mississippi


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