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One Writer's Beginnings

One Writer's Beginnings

by Eudora Welty

Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674639270
Pages: 128
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 4 Mb
Date posting: 2020-08-11
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Eudora Welty was born in 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi. In a "continuous thread of revelation" she 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. Homely and commonplace sights, sounds, and objects resonate with the emotions of recollection: the striking clocks, the Victrola, her orphaned father's coverless little book saved since boyhood, the tall mountains of the West Virginia back country that become a metaphor for her mother's sturdy independence, Eudora's earliest box camera that suspended a moment forever and taught her that every feeling awaits a gesture. She has recreated this ...