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Aug 29, 1990
| ISBN 9780679730040
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Aug 29, 1990 | ISBN 9780679730040
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.
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… More about Eudora Welty
"In criticism as in fiction, Miss Welty’s observations are blessed with a dazzling accuracy." — The Nation"Makes the relationship between reading and writing extraordinarily close." — The New York Times Book Review
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