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Eudora Welty - Reading From Her Works


1A Worn Path
2Why I Live At The P.O.
3A Memory


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
TC 1010, TC-1010Eudora Welty Reading From Her Works ‎(LP, Mono)Caedmon Records, Caedmon RecordsTC 1010, TC-1010US1952


  • Read ByEudora Welty
  • Written-ByEudora Welty


Recording of author Eudora Welty reading from her works in October 1952. "Why I Live At The P.O.," "A Worn Path" and "A Memory" are taken from her 1941 collection of short stories, "A Curtain Of Green."

Recorded in New York in October 1952.
Made and printed in U.S.A.


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. She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America. Her house in Jackson, Mississippi, has been designated as a National Historic Landmark and is open. A Worn Path by Eudora Welty It was December-a bright frozen day in the early morning. Far out in the country there was an old Negro woman with her Welty, Writer: American Playhouse. Eudora Welty was born on April 13, 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Eudora Alice Welty. She was a writer, known for American Playhouse 1981, A Worn Path 1994 and Masterpiece Theatre 1971. She died on July 23, 2001 in Jackson. Other Works: Spoken-word album: Eudora Welty Reading Caedmon Records. Publicity Listings. Trivia: The email program Eudora is named after her. Star Sign . About Eudora Welty: Eudora Alice Welty was an award-winning American author who wrote short stories and novels about the American South. Her book The Opt. During the 1930s, Welty worked as a photographer for the Works Progress Administration, a job that sent her all over the state of Mississippi photographing people from all economic and social classes. Collections of her photographs are One Time, One Place and Photographs. Welty's true love was literature, not photography, and she soon devoted her energy to writing fiction. Eudora Welty 1909-2001 was born in Jackson, Mississippi. She worked as a photographer during the Depression and published her first book, a collection of short stories, in 1941. By the time of her death in 2001, Welty had established herself as one of the most important and beloved American writers of the twentieth century. About the Author. Eudora Welty, Jackson, Mississippi. Eudora Welty 19092001 is the author of One Writer's Beginnings, The Robber. Before her career as a distinguished fiction writer, Eudora Welty applied her short-form prowess to photographing life in Depression-era Mississippi. Eudora Welty. 14 April 2019 . Eudora Welty is considered one of the most important authors of the twentieth century. Although the majority of her stories are set in the American South and reflect the region's language and culture, critics agree that Welty's treatment of universal covering or including all themes and her wide-ranging artistic influences clearly cross all regional boundaries. Southern childhood. 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 giv. Eudora Welty, 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. Learn more about Weltys life and career. Subscribe today. One Writers Beginnings, an autobiographical work, was published in 1984. Originating in a series of three lectures given at Harvard, it beautifully evoked what Welty styled her sheltered life in Jackson and how her early fiction grew out of it. Eudora Welty facts: Eudora Welty born 1909 is considered one of the most important authors of the twentieth century. Although the majority of her stories are set in the American South and reflect the region's language and culture, critics agree tha. In his seminal 1944 essay on The Wide Net, and Other Stories, Robert Penn Warren located the essence of Welty's fictional technique in a phrase from her story First Love: Whatever happened, it happened in extraordinary times, in a season of dreams. Obituary: Eudora Welty. A quietly magnificent American writer, she captured the nuances of small-town Mississippi life. Claire Messud. By 1955, Welty had written most of the works on which her reputation rests: the novels The Robber Bridegroom 1942, Delta Wedding 1946 and The Ponder Heart 1954 the linked stories of The Golden Apples 1949, and, above all, the subtle, often wry, and always luminous stories which are her finest achievement

Eudora Welty - Reading From Her Works

Performer: Eudora Welty

Title: Reading From Her Works

Country: US

Label: Caedmon Records

Style: Spoken Word

Catalog: TC 1010

Genre: Audio Files

Size MP3: 2210 mb

Size FLAC: 2305 mb

Rating: 4.1 / 5

Votes: 650

Record source: Vinyl, LP, Repress, Mono

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