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  1. Eudora Welty dreamed of camellias. More specifically, she once had an all-night dream in which she watched “all the billions of camellias in the world” gradually narrow down to millions and then hundreds. It continued until she saw only one, the original.

    Eudora Welty's Mother Inspired Her Love Of Camellias–And You Can Still...
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  3. Eudora Welty - Wikipedia

    Eudora Alice Welty (April 13, 1909 – July 23, 2001) was an American short story writer, novelist and photographer who wrote about the American South. Her novel The Optimist's Daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. Welty received numerous awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Order of the South.

  4. Eudora Welty | Biography, Books, & Facts | Britannica

    Eudora Welty, (born April 13, 1909, Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.—died July 23, 2001, Jackson), American short-story writer and novelist whose work is mainly focused with great precision on the regional manners of people inhabiting a small Mississippi town that resembles her own birthplace and the Delta country.

  5. Eudora Welty Foundation Scholar-in-Residence. Born in 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi, the daughter of Christian Webb Welty and Chestina Andrews Welty, Eudora Welty grew up in a close-knit and loving family. From her father she inherited a “love for all instruments that instruct and fascinate,” from her mother a passion for reading and for language. With her brothers, Edward Jefferson Welty and Walter Andrews Welty, she shared bonds of devotion, camaraderie, and humor.

  6. The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty

    Welty never married or had children, but more than a decade after her death on July 23, 2001, her family of literary admirers continues to grow, and her influence on other writers endures. Welty’s home is now a museum, and the garden she mourned as forever lost has been lovingly restored to its former glory.

  7. Biography of Eudora Welty, American Short-Story Writer -...

    Eudora Welty (April 13, 1909 – July 23, 2001) was an American writer of short stories, novels, and essays, best known for her realistic portrayal of the South. Her most acclaimed work is the novel The Optimist’s Daughter, which won her a Pulitzer Prize in 1973, as well as the short stories “Life at the P.O.” and “A Worn Path.”.

  8. Eudora Alice Weltywas an award-winning American author who wrote short stories and novels about the American South. Her book The Optimist's Daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973 and she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous awards. She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America.

  9. Eudora Welty Biography - life, family, childhood, children,...

    Eudora Alice Welty, the oldest of her family's three children and the only girl, was born on April 13, 1909, in Jackson, Mississippi. That neither of her parents came from the Deep South may have given her some detachment from her culture and helped her become a careful observer of its manners. Her father, Christian Welty, had been raised on a farm in Ohio and had become a country school teacher in West Virginia.

  10. Eudora Welty was born on April 13, 1909, in Jackson, Mississippi. From her father, Christian, she inherited a “love for all instruments that instruct and fascinate”—like telescopes, radios, and cameras—while her mother, Chestina, passed down her passion for reading, writing, and gardening. With her younger brothers Edward and Walter, Welty shared bonds of devotion, camaraderie, and humor.

  11. The Optimist's Daughter - Wikipedia's_Daughter

    The Optimist's Daughter The Optimist's Daughter is a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction -winning short novel by Eudora Welty. It was first published as a long story in The New Yorker in March 1969 and was subsequently revised and published in book form in 1972. [1]

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