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Eudora Welty and Surrealism

Stephen M. Fuller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036736
eISBN:
9781621039143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036736.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book surveys Eudora Welty’s fiction during the most productive period of her long writing life. It shows how the 1930s witnessed the arrival of surrealism in the United States largely through ... More


Queering Welty’s Male Bodies in the Undergraduate Classroom

Gary Richards

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay details how Welty’s “The Wide Net” and “Why I Live at the P.O.” allow for nuanced explorations of male homosociality and queer male bodies in college classrooms. Unlike “Music from Spain,” ... More


On Welty’s Use of Allusion: Expectations and Their Revision in “The Wide Net,” The Robber Bridegroom, and “At The Landing”

Harriet Pollack

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores Eudora Welty’s use of allusions in her work. It first maps out the process characteristically initiated by Welty’s allusions, and then examines the specific uses she makes of ... More


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