Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Teaching the Works of Eudora WeltyTwenty-First-Century Approaches$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Mae Miller Claxton and Julia Eichelberger

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781496814531

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM Mississippi SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.mississippi.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University Press of Mississippi, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MSSO for personal use.date: 30 May 2020

Introductions to Welty

Introductions to Welty

Chapter:
(p.13) Introductions to Welty
Source:
Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty
Author(s):

Carolyn J. Brown

Lee Anne Bryan

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0002

This chapter provides strategies and suggests specific works for introducing Welty to new audiences, stressing the importance of helping readers connect to Welty’s life and work in a personal way. For young readers, Welty’s essay “The Little Store” is recommended with a multimedia approach. For middle and high school students, visual images paired with the short stories “The Whistle” and “A Worn Path” are recommended. With adults, Welty’s favorite authors and her own reading life can inspire reading of her fiction. The article outlines how the tour of the Eudora Welty House provides a direct connection to the author and an opportunity to interest visitors in her work. It concludes by directing readers to the Eudora Welty House and Eudora Welty Foundation websites for a virtual tour of Welty’s home, teaching resources, and reading guides.

Keywords:   Introductory strategies, “The Little Store”, One Writer’s Beginnings, Biography, Multimedia resources

University Press of Mississippi requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.