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Some Notes on River Country

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American Literature -- Photography -- Regional History The Mississippi river country from Vicksburg to Natchez was a source and a setting for several of Eudora Welty's early stories and for her novel The Robber Bridegroom. Her eloquent essay about this region, reprinted here with a selection of her black-and-white photographs, is a reflection on the development and history ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published April 24th 2003 by University Press of Mississippi (first published April 1st 2003)
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Wonderfully evocative. And you cannot argue with the penultimate conclusion: "Perhaps it is the sense of place that gives us the belief that passionate things, in some essence, endure." The ultimate conclusion is even more striking. So are the pictures.
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no one expresses a sense of place like Miss Eudora
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Eudora Alice Welty was 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.

Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and lived a sig
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