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Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 -- Study and teaching

Eudora Welty Foundation

In the summer of 2001, noted author Eudora Welty passed away in her home state of Mississippi. Throughout her ninety-years she made significant contributions to the art of the short story and other literary forms, and she remains the subject of scholarship and admiration in many quarters. Fortunately, the Eudora Welty Foundation was established in 1999 to celebrate her works and also to make sure...
Eudora Welty's "A Worn Path" in Graphical Representation

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Eudora Welty was known for her elegiac, character-driven novels and short stories about the South. Over her decades-long career, she published nearly two dozen works of fiction. This enriching site from the National Endowment for the Humanities offers an unusual inroad to Welty's classic short story, "A Worn Path." Educators can access guiding questions, learning...