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Bibliographies of Welty Scholarship:

  • Brookhart, Mary Hughes. “Welty’s Current Reception in Britain: A Checklist of Reviews.” Eudora Welty Newsletter 7 (Summer 1983): 1-5.
  • Chengges, Catherine. “Checklist of Welty Scholarship 1997-98.” Eudora Welty Newsletter 22.2 (Summer 1998): 12-20.
  • Jordan, Leona. “Eudora Welty: Selected Criticism.” Bulletin of Bibliography 23 (January/April 1963): 240.
  • Ladd, Barbara. “Welty Studies: 1987-97.” Mississippi Quarterly 50 (Fall 1997): 715-29.
  • Marrs, Suzanne. The Welty Collection: A Guide to the Eudora Welty Manuscripts and Documents at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1988.
  • Polk, Noel.“A Eudora Welty Checklist.” Mississippi Quarterly 26 (Fall 1973): 663-693.
  • Smythe, Katherine Hinds. “Eudora Welty: A Checklist,” Bulletin of Bibliography, 21 (January-April, 1956): 207-208.
  • Swearingen, Bethany C. Eudora Welty: A Critical Bibliography, 1936-1958. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1984.
  • Thompson, Victor H. Eudora Welty: A Reference Guide. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1976.
  • van Noppen, Martha. “Eudora Welty Scholarship, 1959-1976: A Supplementary Checklist.” Eudora Welty Newsletter, 2 (Summer 1978): 10-12. [Supplements Thompson, Eudora Welty: A Reference Guide.]

Scholarly Criticism:

  • Arnold, Marilyn. “‘The Magical Percussion’: Eudora Welty’s Human Recital on Art and Time.” Southern Humanities Review 23 (Spring 1989): 101-18.
  • Bearden, Kenneth. “Monkeying Around: Welty’s ‘Powerhouse,’ Blues-Jazz, and the Signifying Connection. Southern Literary Journal 31, no. 2 (Spring 1999): 65-79.
  • Binding, Paul. “Mississippi and Eudora Welty.” In his Separate Country: A Literary Journey Through the American South. New York/London: Paddington Press, Ltd., 1979, pp. 131-148.
  • Bloom, Harold, ed. Modern Critical Views: Eudora Welty. New York: Chelsea House, 1986.
  • Bowen, Elizabeth. “The Golden Apples.” In Seven Winters: Memories of a Dublin Childhood & Afterthought: Pieces on Writing, ed. Elizabeth Bowen. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962. 215-18.
  • Brantley, Will. Feminine Sense in Southern Memoir: Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Huston. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1993.
  • Brinkmeyer, Robert H., Jr. “An Openness to Others: The Imaginative Vision of Eudora Welty.” Southern Literary Journal 20 (Spring 1988): 69-80.
  • Brookhart, Mary Hughes. “Do You Know This Author? Eudora Welty According to the Handbooks and Histories.” Eudora Welty Newsletter 16 (Winter 1992): 6-11.
  • Bryant, J. A., Jr. Eudora Welty. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1968.
  • Carson, Barbara Harrell. Eudora Welty: Two Pictures at Once in Her Frame. Troy, N.Y.: Whitson, 1992.
  • Chouard, Geraldine. “Ties That Bind: The Poetics of Anger in ‘Why I Live at the P.O.’” Southern Quarterly 39, no. 3 (Spring 2001): 34-50.
  • Costello, Brandon. “Swimming Free of the Matriarchy: Sexual Baptism and Female Individuality in Eudora Welty’s The Golden Apples.” Southern Literary Journal 33.1 (Fall 2000): 82-93.
  • Desmond, John F., ed. A Still Moment: Essays on the Art of Eudora Welty. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1979.
  • Devlin, Albert. Eudora Welty’s Chronicle: A Story of Mississippi Life. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1983.
  • ---.A Life in Literature. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1987.
  • Dollarhide, Louis, and Ann J. Abadie, eds. Eudora Welty: A Form of Thanks. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1979.
  • Evans, Elizabeth. Eudora Welty. New York: Ungar, 1981.
  • Ferguson, Mary Ann. “The Female Novel of Development and the Myth of Psyche.” Denver Quarterly 17 (Winter 1983): 58-74.
  • Ford, Sarah. “‘Everybody Remembering Together’: Losing Battles’s Postmodern Approach to History. Southern Studies 5 (Spring-Summer 1994): 127-36.
  • Gretlund, Jan-Norby and Karl-Heinz Westarp, eds. The Late Novels of Eudora Welty. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1998.
  • Gygax, Franziska. Serious Daring from Within: Narrative Strategies in Eudora Welty’s Novels. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.
  • Hanson, Susan. Eudora Welty and Virginia Woolf: Gender, Genre, and Influence. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997.
  • Hargrove, Nancy D. “Humor in Eudora Welty’s The Shoe Bird.Children’s Literature in Education 23 (June 1992): 75-82.
  • Johnston, Carol Ann. Eudora Welty: A Study of the Short Fiction. New York: Twayne, 1997.
  • Jones, Alun R. “The World of Love: The Fiction of Eudora Welty.” The Creative Present: Notes on Contemporary American Fiction. Eds. Nona Balakian and Charles Simmons. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1963. 175-92.
  • Jones,William M. “Name and Symbol in the Prose of Eudora Welty.” Southern Folklore Quarterly, 22 (December 1958): 173-185.
  • Kreyling, Michael. Author and Agent: Eudora Welty and Diarmuid Russell. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1991.
  • ---. Eudora Welty’s Achievement of Order. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1980.
  • MacKethan, Lucinda H. “Prodigal Daughters: The Journeys of Ellen Glasgow, Zora Neale Hurston and Eudora Welty.” Daughters of Time: Creating Women’s Voice in Souther Story. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 190. 37-63.
  • Maltby, P. “Postmodern Thoughts on the Visionary Moment.” Centennial Review 41 (1997): 119-141.
  • Manning, Carol S. With Ears Opening Like Morning Glories: Eudora Welty and the Love of Storytelling. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1985.
  • ---, ed. The Female Tradition in Southern Literature. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993.
  • Manz-Kunz, Marie-Antoinette. Eudora Welty: Aspects of Fantasy in Her Short Fiction. Bern: Verlag, 1971.
  • Mark, Rebecca. The Dragon’s Blood: Feminist Intertextuality in Eudora Welty’s “The Golden Apples.” Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1994.
  • Marrs, Suzanne. “The Making of Losing Battles: Jack Renfro’s Evolution.” Mississippi Quarterly 37 (Fall 1984): 469-74.
  • Martin, Matthew R. “Vision and Revelation in Eudora Welty’s Fiction and Photography.” Southern Quarterly 38.4 (Summer 2000) 17-26.
  • McAlpin, Sara. “Family in Eudora Welty’s Fiction.” Southern Review 18 (Summer 1982): 480-94.
  • Miller, Lisa K. “The Dark Side of Our Frontier Heritage: Eudora Welty’s Use of the Turner Thesis in The Robber Bridegroom.” Notes on Mississippi Writers 14 (1981): 18-25.
  • Moreland, Richard C. “Community and Vision in Eudora Welty.” Southern Review, n.s. 18 (Winter 1982): 84-99.
  • Morris, Harry C. “Eudora Welty’s Use of Mythology.” Shenandoah 6 (Spring 1955): 34-40.
  • Mortimer, Gail L. Daughter of the Swan: Love and Knowledge in Eudora Welty’s Fiction. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1994.
  • ---. “Image and Myth in Eudora Welty’s The Optimist’s Daughter.” American Literature 62 (December 1990): 617-633.
  • Oates, Joyce Carol. “Eudora’s Web.” Contemporary Women Novelists: A Collection of Critical Essays. Ed. Patricia Meyer Spacks. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1977. 167-72.
  • Peterman, Gina D. “A Curtain of Green: Eudora Welty’s Auspicious Beginning.” Mississippi Quarterly 46 (Winter 1992-1993): 91-114.
  • Pitavy-Souques, Daniele. “‘The Fictional Eye’: Eudora Welty’s Retranslation of the South.” South Atlantic Review 65, no. 4 (Fall 2000): 90-113.
  • Pollack, Harriet, and Suzanne Marrs, eds. Eudora Welty and Politics: Did the Writer Crusade? Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.
  • Prenshaw, Peggy Whitman. “The Antiphonies of Eudora Welty’s One Writer’s Beginnings and Elizabeth Bowen’s Pictures and Conversations.” Mississippi Quarterly 34 (Fall 1986): 639-50.
  • ---. “The Harmonies of Losing Battles.” Modern American Fiction: Form and Function. Ed. Thomas Daniel Young. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989. 184-97.
  • ---. Eudora Welty: Critical Essays. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1979.
  • Randisi, Jennifer Lynn. A Tissue of Lies: Eudora Welty and the Southern Romance. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1982.
  • Romines, Ann. The Home Plot: Women, Writing & Domestic Ritual. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1992.
  • Rubin, Louis D., Jr. “Art and Artistry in Morgana, Mississippi.” A Gallery of Southerners. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982. 49-66.
  • Schmidt, Peter. The Heart of the Story: Eudora Welty’s Short Fiction. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1991.
  • Shinn, Thelma. Radiant Daughters: Fictional American Women. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1986.
  • Trouard, Dawn. The Eye of the Storyteller. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1989.
  • Turner, Craig W., and Lee Emling Harding, eds. Critical Essays on Eudora Welty. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1989.
  • Vande Kieft, Ruth M. Eudora Welty. Boston: Twayne, 1987.
  • Warren, Robert Penn. “The Love and the Separateness in Miss Welty.” Kenyon Review 6 (Spring 1944): 244-59. Rpt. as “Love and Separateness in Eudora Welty” in A Robert Penn Warren Reader. Ed. Albert Erskine. New York: Vintage, 1988. 196-206. 
  • Westling, Louise. Eudora Welty. Totowa, N.J.: Barnes, 1988.
  • ---. Sacred Groves and Ravaged Gardens: The Fiction of Eudora Welty, Carson McCullers, and Flannery O’Connor. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.
  • Weston, Ruth D. Gothic Traditions and Narrative Techniques in the Fiction of Eudora Welty. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1994.
  • Wolff, Sally. “Eudora Welty’s Autobiographical Duet: The Optimist’s Daughter and One Writer’s Beginnings.” In Located Lives: Place and Idea in Southern Autobiography. Ed. J. Bill Berry. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1990. 78-92.
  • Yaeger, Patricia S. “Beyond the Hummingbird: Southern Women Writers and the Southern Gargantua.” Haunted Bodies: Gender and Southern Texts. Eds. Anne Goodwyn Jones and Susan V. Donaldson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1997.
  • ---. “The Case of the Dangling Signifier: Phallic Imagery in Eudora Welty’s ‘Moon Lake.’” Twentieth Century Literature 28 (Winter 1982): 431-52.
Bibliography updated 1 September 2002.

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