One Writer's Beginnings (The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in the History of American Civilization)

4,05 valoración promedio
( 2.539 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780674639270: One Writer's Beginnings (The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in the History of American Civilization)

Now available as an audio CD, in Eudora Welty's own voice, or as a book.

Eudora Welty was born in 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi. In a "continuous thread of revelation" she sketches her autobiography and tells us how her family and her surroundings contributed to the shaping not only of her personality but of her writing. Homely and commonplace sights, sounds, and objects resonate with the emotions of recollection: the striking clocks, the Victrola, her orphaned father's coverless little book saved since boyhood, the tall mountains of the West Virginia back country that become a metaphor for her mother's sturdy independence, Eudora's earliest box camera that suspended a moment forever and taught her that every feeling awaits a gesture. She has recreated this vanished world with the same subtlety and insight that mark her fiction.

Even if Eudora Welty were not a major writer, her description of growing up in the South--of the interplay between black and white, between town and countryside, between dedicated schoolteachers and the public they taught--would he notable. That she is a splendid writer of fiction gives her own experience a family likeness to others in the generation of young Southerners that produced a literary renaissance. Until publication of this book, she had discouraged biographical investigations. It undoubtedly was not easy for this shy and reticent lady to undertake her own literary biography, to relive her own memories (painful as well as pleasant), to go through letters and photographs of her parents and grandparents. But we are in her debt, for the distillation of experience she offers us is a rare pleasure for her admirers, a treat to everyone who loves good writing and anyone who is interested in the seeds of creativity.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Review:

Among the most beloved of American writers, Eudora Welty's stories and novels have entertained us for over half a century. Here, in her memoirs, she writes with her usual candor and grace about how a writer's sensibilities are shaped. As compelling as her stories, as witty as her personality, as finely honed as her fiction, Welty's account of her life is a powerful and fulfilling read.

About the Author:

Eudora Welty's many honors include the Pulitzer Prize; the American Book Award for fiction; and the Gold Medal for the Novel, given by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters for her entire work in fiction.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Eudora Welty
Editorial: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States (1998)
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. Nominated for an American Book Award for Non-Fiction, this series of lectures provides an autobiographical analysis of the life and work of Eudora Welty. Welty s honours include the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award for Fiction and the Gold Medal for the Novel. Nº de ref. de la librería AAC9780674639270

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 12,55
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Welty, Eudora
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 1998. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IB-9780674639270

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,45
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,40
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Welty, Eudora
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 1998. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería TH-9780674639270

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,45
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,40
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Eudora Welty
Editorial: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States (1998)
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. Nominated for an American Book Award for Non-Fiction, this series of lectures provides an autobiographical analysis of the life and work of Eudora Welty. Welty s honours include the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award for Fiction and the Gold Medal for the Novel. Nº de ref. de la librería AAC9780674639270

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 12,94
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Eudora Welty
Editorial: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States (1998)
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Nominated for an American Book Award for Non-Fiction, this series of lectures provides an autobiographical analysis of the life and work of Eudora Welty. Welty s honours include the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award for Fiction and the Gold Medal for the Novel. Nº de ref. de la librería BTE9780674639270

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,03
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Welty, Eudora
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 12
Librería
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 850482

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,27
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,40
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Eudora Welty
Editorial: Harvard University Press
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Harvard University Press. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0674639278

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,75
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,98
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Welty, Eudora
Editorial: Harvard University Press (1998)
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 2
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Harvard University Press, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0674639278

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,30
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,55
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Welty, Eudora
Editorial: Harvard University Press
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos PAPERBACK Cantidad: 3
Librería
Lakeside Books
(Benton Harbor, MI, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Harvard University Press. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0674639278 BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!|0.5. Nº de ref. de la librería OTF-S-9780674639270

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 12,09
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,40
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Eudora Welty
Editorial: Harvard University Press
ISBN 10: 0674639278 ISBN 13: 9780674639270
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 20
Librería
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Harvard University Press. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Paperback. 104 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.5in. x 0.4in.Now available as an audio CD, in Eudora Weltys own voice, or as a book. Eudora Welty was born in 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi. In a continuous thread of revelation she sketches her autobiography and tells us how her family and her surroundings contributed to the shaping not only of her personality but of her writing. Homely and commonplace sights, sounds, and objects resonate with the emotions of recollection: the striking clocks, the Victrola, her orphaned fathers coverless little book saved since boyhood, the tall mountains of the West Virginia back country that become a metaphor for her mothers sturdy independence, Eudoras earliest box camera that suspended a moment forever and taught her that every feeling awaits a gesture. She has recreated this vanished world with the same subtlety and insight that mark her fiction. Even if Eudora Welty were not a major writer, her description of growing up in the South--of the interplay between black and white, between town and countryside, between dedicated schoolteachers and the public they taught--would he notable. That she is a splendid writer of fiction gives her own experience a family likeness to others in the generation of young Southerners that produced a literary renaissance. Until publication of this book, she had discouraged biographical investigations. It undoubtedly was not easy for this shy and reticent lady to undertake her own literary biography, to relive her own memories (painful as well as pleasant), to go through letters and photographs of her parents and grandparents. But we are in her debt, for the distillation of experience she offers us is a rare pleasure for her admirers, a treat to everyone who loves good writing and anyone who is interested in the seeds of creativity. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780674639270

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,14
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,37
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda