Back Issues: Eudora Welty Review

2021, Vol. 13, Eudora Welty Review

ix        Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney

Tributes

1          William F. Winter, February 21, 1923–December 18, 2020

5          Roger Mudd, February 9, 1928–March 9, 2021

Correspondence Calendar

7          Correspondence Calendar, 1931–1977: Letters between Eudora Welty and Frank Lyell

Julia Eichelberger

Eudora Welty & Friends

167      Mary Moore Mitchell, Eudora Welty, and Me

Norma Flora Cox

191      Charlotte Capers: Clio of Our Time

Jesse L. Yancy

Seminar Roundtable

213      Seminar Roundtable: Eudora Welty and Mrs. Brown

Sarah Gilbreath Ford

217     Getting Hold of a Face: The Tactile and the Visual in Eudora Welty’s “Clytie”

Andrew Hicks

229      Vision and Violence: Ran’s Monologue in “The Whole World Knows”

Allison Scheidegger

243      “Stand still”: Delta Wedding and the Perils of Perception

Ryan Sinni

257      “to touch the dark cheek”: Facing the Postbellum South in “Clytie”

Hannah Wells

Practical Matters

275      Eudora Welty Foundation

Jeanne B. Luckett

281      Eudora Welty House and Garden

Lauren Rhoades

283      Eudora Welty Society

Annette Trefzer

285      Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Forrest Galey

295      2020 Welty Fellowship Research Report “Shelter for Secrets”: Eudora Welty and the Craft of Identity in One Writer’s Beginnings

Margaret Pless Zee

Notes

307      Recollections of Eudora Welty: Monteleone Hotel, New Orleans to Pinehurst Street, Jackson

Hunter McKelva Cole

309      Charles Dickens’s Sairey Gamp in Eudora Welty’s “Petrified Man”

Allison Scheidegger

Checklist

315      Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2020

Catherine H. Chengges

2020, Vol. 12, Eudora Welty Review

ix         Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney

Tributes

1          Danièle Pitavy-Souques, May 27, 1937–July 13, 2019

5          Elizabeth Spencer, July 21, 1921–December 22, 2019

9          Jim Lehrer, March 19, 1934–January 23, 2020

Special Issue, “TheContinuous Thread of Revelation”: Eudora Welty Reconsidered

13        “The Continuous Thread of Revelation”: Eudora Welty Reconsidered

Adrienne Akins Warfield and Sarah Gilbreath Ford

Essays

19        “A lady couldn’t expect to travel without a hat”: Cultural Capital, Gender, and Sexuality in Welty’s Short Fiction

Laura Sloan Patterson

37        Women!! Make Husband in Own Home!: Welty’s Use of Sewing as Subversive Practice

Monica Carol Miller

53        Eudora Welty and the House of Fiction

            Michael Pickard

69       Precarious Memory: Eudora Welty and the Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum

Keri Watson

87        The Beauty Parlor as Comic Cauldron in “Petrified Man” and Steel Magnolias

John Wharton Lowe

103      Burning the Breadboard: A New Approach to The Optimist’s Daughter

Peter Schmidt

125      Speculations on Eudora Welty’s Reading of Seven Gothic Tales and Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen

Pearl Amelia McHaney

143      Crusading Is for the Birds: Politics and Eudora Welty’s The Shoe Bird

Elizabeth Crews

157      Teaching Welty in the High School Classroom: A Student/Teacher Collaboration

Rebecca L. Harrison, Paisley Sloan Burklow, Morgan Murphy, Susie Chestnut Sewell, Abbie Smith, & Arielle Vaughan

Interview

183      Hunter McKelva Cole Reminisces about Eudora Welty and Country Churchyards: An Interview

Elizabeth Sweeney

Reviews

197      Review of New Essays on Eudora Welty, Class, and Race, edited by Harriet Pollack

Michael Kreyling

205      Review of Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South, by Christin Marie Taylor

Annette Trefzer

Practical Matters

209      Eudora Welty Foundation

Jeanne B. Luckett

218      Eudora Welty House and Garden

Lauren Rhoades

220      Eudora Welty Society

Harriet Pollack

226      Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Forrest Galey

235      2019 Welty Fellowship Research Report: Eudora Welty and the Technological South

Kaitlyn Smith

Note

249      Betty Uzman, William Maxwell, Eudora Welty, and

Jesse C. Jackson

Suzanne Marrs

Checklist

251      Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2019

Catherine H. Chengges

Spring 2019, Vol. 11, Eudora Welty Review

ix         Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney

Works by Welty

1        Review of Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen, 1938

Eudora Welty

5        Letter from Eudora Welty to Elizabeth Bowen, August 1951

Eudora Welty

9        Photographs, 2019

Eudora Welty

Review

11       Review of Photographs, 2019

Pearl A. McHaney

Interviews

21       John Evans and Lemuria Books

Brittany Goss

27        Katy Simpson Smith, Eudora Welty Chair for Southern Literature: An Interview

Essays

33       “The Still-Existing Parts of Life,” Part I: The Early Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Mary Louise Aswell

Elizabeth Crews

47       An Economics of Apathy: Anxieties of Capital and Care in Delta Wedding

Jill Fennell, Winner of the 2018 Ruth Vande Kieft Prize

Note

71       Circe and Language: What Welty Took from Joyce

Michael Gleason

Seminar Roundtable

77       Eudora Welty’s Family Elegies: One Writer’s Beginnings and The Optimist’s Daughter

Dianne Berger

83       Eudora Welty’s Cyclical Temporality: Intersections among Memoir, Nonfiction, and Fiction

Viktorija Bezbradica

91       “My Greatest Pleasure in Writing”: Dialogue in Eudora Welty’s “Death of a Traveling Salesman”

James A. Jordan

Practical Matters

97       Eudora Welty Foundation

Jeanne B. Luckett

103     Eudora Welty House and Garden

Bridget Edwards

105     Eudora Welty Society

Harriet Pollack

107     Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Forrest Galey

113     University Press of Mississippi Announces New Series on Welty

115     2018 Eudora Welty Research Fellow Report: Revisions and  Revelations in A Curtain of Green and Other Stories

Caroline Brandon

Checklist

125     Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2017–2018

Catherine H. Chengges

Spring 2018, Vol. 10, Eudora Welty Review

ix         Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney

The Golden Apples in Translation & an Interview

1        “God, What a Beauty”

Hana Ulmanová

5        “No other book received so much care”: Interview with Martina Knápková, Translator of The Golden Apples from English to Czech

Hana Ulmanová

Essays

13       The Maid of Orléans at the Palace of Pleasure: Welty’s “The Purple Hat” and the Emblematic Nature of Violence

Rebecca L. Harrison

43       “Whose Music Was It?”: Unaccountable Art and Uncontainable Sex in Langston Hughes’s “Home” and Eudora Welty’s “June Recital”

Donnie McMahand and Kevin Murphy

69       Alternative Corporealities in “June Recital”: Eudora Welty’s Queering of Virgie Rainey and Miss Eckhart

Shannon Draucker

89       Murder and Rape: Reading Flannery O’Connor alongside Eudora Welty

Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr.

113     “As if a rabbit had run over her grave”: Gothic Girlhood in Eudora Welty’s Delta Wedding

Kelsey E. Moore

Roundtable Review:

Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches, ed. by Mae Miller Claxton and Julia Eichelberger

141     Eudora Welty and Productive Discomfort in the Classroom

Shannon Draucker

144     Building a Legacy

Jill Fennell

147     Failures and Successes

Jonathan P. Lewis

150     Pivoting Between Modernities

Benjamin Widiss

Practical Matters

155     Eudora Welty Foundation

Jeanne B. Luckett

163     Eudora Welty House and Garden

Bridget Edwards

166     Eudora Welty Society

Harriet Pollack

171     Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Forrest Galey

179     Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, Summer 2017

Sophia K. Leonard

Checklist

187     Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2016–2018

Catherine H. Chengges

Spring 2017, Vol. 9, Eudora Welty Review

• Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney
Interview
• 1990: I Call on Eudora Welty An Interview—Tom Nolan
Essays
• Sister Act: Margaret Walker and Eudora Welty—Carolyn J. Brown
• Welty on the Interstate: Mobility and Mass Culture on I-55 and the Natchez Trace—Daniel Spoth
• Triangulation and an Outsider’s South in Eudora Welty’s “No Place for You, My Love”—Laura Sloan Patterson
• “Something Inarticulate”: Sexual Desire in the Fiction of Eudora Welty and Hubert Creekmore—Annette Trefzer
Reviews
Eudora Welty’s Fiction and Photography: The Body of the Other Woman, by Harriet Pollack—Stephen M. Fuller
Keywords for Southern Studies, ed. by Scott Romine and Jennifer Rae Greeson—Michael Kreyling
The Oxford Handbook of the Literature of the US South, ed. by Fred Hobson and Barbara Ladd—Gina Caison
Serious Daring: The Fiction and Photography of Eudora Welty and Rosamond Purcell, by Susan Letzler Cole—Jill Fennell
Practical Matters
• Eudora Welty Foundation—Jeanne B. Luckett
• Eudora Welty House and Garden—Bridget Edwards
• Eudora Welty Society—Julia Eichelberger
• Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History—Forrest Galey
• Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Summer 2016—Boosung Kim
• Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2015–2016—Catherine H. Chengges

Spring 2016, Vol. 8, Eudora Welty Review

• Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney
Tributes
• A Tribute to William U. McDonald, Jr.—Pearl A. McHaney
• A Tribute to Timothy Seldes—Pearl A. McHaney
• A Tribute to William Jay Smith—Suzanne Marrs
Works by Welty
• Of Memory, Place, and Friendship: Eudora Welty’s Unpublished Review of Bowen’s Court—Sarah Dyne
• Review of Bowen’s Court (Reissue 1979)
• Eudora Welty’s 1985 Reading of William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, and Light in August—Pearl Amelia McHaney
Essays
• Race, Nature, and Decapitation in Eudora Welty’s “A Curtain of Green”—Cliff Hudder
• Tracing a Literary and Epistolary Relationship: Eudora Welty and Her Editor, Robert Giroux—Patrick Samway
• Learning to Listen: The Way a Society Speaks in Eudora Welty’s “Where Is the Voice Coming From?” and “The Demonstrators”—William Murray
Review Essay & Interview
• “A Fine Romance”: Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald by Suzanne Marrs, Tom Nolan —Michael Kreyling
• “Meanwhile There Are Letters”: Interview with Suzanne Marrs—Pearl A. McHaney
Practical Matters
• Eudora Welty Foundation—Jeanne B. Luckett
• Eudora Welty House and Garden—Bridget Edwards
• Eudora Welty Society—Julia Eichelberger
• Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History—Forrest Galey
• Eudora Welty Biennial 2017—David Kaplan
• Eudora Welty and the Short-Story Cycle: A Report on My Research at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Summer 2015)—Ikuko Takeda
• Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2014–2015—Catherine H. Chengges

Spring 2015, Vol. 7, Eudora Welty Review

• Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney
Interview
• Interview: Eudora Welty’s Friendship with Walker Percy—Patrick Samway
Essays
• “My Old Lady”: The Influence of Eudora Welty’s Phoenix Jackson on Elizabeth Bishop’s “Faustina”—Jessica Jane Temple
• Eudora Welty’s Challenge to Fascism in The Robber Bridegroom—Susan Wood
• Altering the Course: History, Romantic Nationalism, and Colonial Signifiers in Welty’s Natchez Trace Fiction—Rebecca L. Harrison
• “Both authors are aunts!”: The Note That Compares Delta Wedding with Pride and Prejudice—Carolyn J. Brown
• Finding the Extraordinary in Welty’s “Music from Spain”—Alison Graham-Bertolini
Reviews
Tracing Southern Storytelling in Black and White, by Sarah Gilbreath Ford—Jessica Jane Temple
Ersatz America: Hidden Traces, Graphic Texts, and the Mending of Democracy, by Rebecca Mark—Chip Badley
• Reading Welty in the Twenty-first Century: A Tyrannous Eye: Eudora Welty’s Nonfiction and Photographs, by Pearl Amelia McHaney—Patrick E. Horn
A Dark Rose: Love in Eudora Welty’s Stories and Novels, by Sally Wolff—Michael Kreyling
Practical Matters
• Eudora Welty Foundation—Jeanne B. Luckett
• Eudora Welty House and Garden—Bridget Edwards
• Eudora Welty Society—Sarah Ford
• Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History—Forrest Galey
• Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Summer 2014—Jacob Agner
• Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2013–2014—Catherine H. Chengges

Spring 2014, Vol. 6, Eudora Welty Review

• Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney
• Things from Out in the World—Louis D. Rubin, Jr.

Essays
• “Everybody to their own visioning”: Eudora Welty in the Twenty-First Century—David McWhirter and Sarah Ford
• “Moments of Truth”: Eudora Welty’s Humanism—Danièle Pitavy-Souques
• Eudora Welty and Postmodern Performativity—Stephen M. Fuller
• Why Aren’t Middle-Class White Women Laughing in Eudora Welty’s Fiction?—Rebecca Mark
• “Moon Lake” and the American Summer Camp Movement—Sarah L. Peters
• “Remember right”: Disenfranchised Grief and the Commemoration of Queer Bodies in Welty’s Fiction and Life—Donnie McMahand and Kevin Murphy, Winners of the 2013 Ruth Vande Kieft Prize
• Eudora Welty and Daniel Woodrell: Writings of the Upland South—Mae Miller Claxton
• “A Penny to Spare”: The Question of Charity and the Rise of Social Security—Annette Trefzer
• Things in Images, Images in Things: Eudora Welty’s Material World—Géraldine Chouard

Interview
• Jill McCorkle: In Conversation with Michael Kreyling—Jill McCorkle and Michael Kreyling

Reviews
The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists, by William Ferris—Thomas L. McHaney
Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination: Innocence by Association, by Jonathan W. Gray—Leverett Butts
Tell about Night Flowers: Eudora Welty’s Gardening Letters, 1940–1949, by Eudora Welty, ed. by Julia Eichelberger—Elizabeth Crews
Transatlantic Renaissances: Literature of Ireland and the American South, by Kathryn Stelmach Artuso—Sarah Dyne
Eudora Welty, Whiteness, and Race, ed. by Harriet Pollack—Suzan Harrison

Practical Matters
• Eudora Welty Foundation—Jeanne B. Luckett
• Eudora Welty House and Garden—Bridget Edwards
• Eudora Welty Society—Sarah Ford
• Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History—Forrest Galey
• “Caught in the act of living”: Welty as a Voyeur and Witness of Black Life. Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Summer 2013—Ebony Olivia Lumumba
• Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2012–2014—Catherine H. Chengges

Spring 2013, Vol. 5, Eudora Welty Review

• Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney

Tributes to Noel Polk
• Noel Polk and the 1977–1996 Eudora Welty Newsletter—W. U. McDonald, Jr.
• Noel Polk, Friend and Scholar—Tom McHaney
• Noel Polk, Thank You—Danièle Pitavy-Souques
• Noel Polk: Special Person, Dear Friend, Lovely Man—Peggy Prenshaw

Works by Welty
• Welty’s “Cindy and the Joyful Noise”: Introductory Comments—Laura Beasley
• Cindy and the Joyful Noise (with author’s note)—Eudora Welty
• Excerpt from Tell about Night Flowers: Eudora Welty’s Gardening Letters, 1940–1949—Eudora Welty, sel. and ed. Julia Eichelberger
• Eudora Welty Celebrates the Spring—Eudora Welty, interviewed by Anne Hobson Freeman
• Eudora Welty: The Voice of the Mind of the South—Eudora Welty, interview with Boyd Lewis & Margaret Pepperdene

Essays
• A Collision of Visions: Montage and the Concept of Collision in Eudora Welty’s “June Recital”—Jacob Agner, Winner of the 2012 Ruth Vande Kieft Prize
• Astonishing Stories: Eudora Welty and the Weird Tale—Mitch Frye
• Searching for the Garnet Pin: Confluence as Narrative Technique in Eudora Welty’s Delta Wedding—Alison Graham-Bertolini
• “He doesn’t strike me as a family man”: Uncloseting George Fairchild’s Queerness in Eudora Welty’s Delta Wedding—Nathan G. Tipton
• 1119 Pinehurst Street: Selections from Native Ground—Rob McDonald
• Writing The Help: The Oblique and Not-So-Oblique Narratives of Eudora Welty, Ellen Douglas, Norma Watkins, and Kathryn Stockett—Mae Miller Claxton

Reviews
Eudora Welty and Surrealism, by Stephen M. Fuller—Michael Kreyling
A Daring Life: A Biography of Eudora Welty, by Carolyn J. Brown—Elizabeth Crews
Eudora Welty et la photographie: Naissance d’une vision, by Géraldine Chouard—Yohann Brultey

Practical Matters
• Eudora Welty Foundation—Jeanne B. Luckett
• Eudora Welty House and Garden—Bridget Edwards
• Eudora Welty Society—David McWhirter
• Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History—Forrest Galey
• Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Summer 2012—Monica Miller
• Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2011–2013—Catherine H. Chengges

Spring 2012, Vol. 4, Eudora Welty Review

• Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney
• The Individual, Not the Trend Is Important to Writer, Jackson Author of ‘Delta Wedding’ Believes—Ann Cresswell
• Gardens and Dreams in E. P. O’Donnell’s The Great Big Doorstep—Emily Owens
• Afterword to E. P. O’Donnell’s The Great Big Doorstep—Eudora Welty

• Letter by Eudora Welty on Her Ohio Kin (c. 1987)—Eudora Welty
• The Idea of Story Ideas—Fred Chappell
• Transatlantic Rites of Passage in the Friendship and Fiction of Eudora Welty and Elizabeth Bowen—Kathryn Stelmach Artuso
• Eudora Welty’s Theatrical Sketches of 1948: Summer Diversion or Lost Potential?—Leslie Gordon
• Gentlemen in Spring—E. P. Edwards
• Traveling the Many “Crooked and Wide” Ways: Allegorical Beckoning in Eudora Welty’s Losing Battles—Seth Hagen
• Eudora Welty Suite: Five Poems—Sue Brannan Walker
• Not All That Separate: Welty and Warren, Medusa and Perseus—Randolph Paul Runyon

Reviews
Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiography, by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw—Will Brantley
What There Is to Say We Have Said: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell, ed. Suzanne Marrs—Brannon Costello
One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place, by Susan Haltom and Jane Roy Brown, photographs by Langdon Clay—Robert Burns

Practical Matters
• Eudora Welty Foundation—Jeanne B. Luckett
• Eudora Welty House and Garden—Karen Redhead
• Eudora Welty Society—David McWhirter
• Eudora Welty Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History—Forrest Galey
• Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Summer 2011—Elizabeth Crews
• Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2010–2011—Catherine H. Chengges
• Welty, Spencer, and Creekmore Added to Special Collections, Georgia State University—John Bayne

Spring 2011, Vol. 3, Eudora Welty Review

• Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney
• Reynolds Price, February 1, 1933–January 20, 2011
• Reynolds Price: Shine and Power—Josephine Humphreys
• In Memory I Can Still See Reynolds—Lee Smith
• Reynolds Price: The Source of Prophecy—Suzanne Marrs
• Eudora Welty’s Language of the Spirit—Peggy Whitman Prenshaw
• Eudora Welty’s The Robber Bridegroom: A New Use of the Fairy Tale—Rosella Mamoli Zorzi
• “A Woman’s Serious Foot”: Feet and Shoes in Delta Wedding, “Asphodel,” and “The Winds”—Lorinda B. Cohoon
• Confronting the Medusa: Similes in The Golden Apples—Monica Pavani
• Eudora Welty and the Poetry of W. B. Yeats Before and After The Golden Apples—Carol Ann Johnston
• “Put Banner on the map!”: Knowledge, Power, and Colonialism in Welty’s Losing Battles—Adrienne Akins
• At a Loss for Words: Subtext, Silence, and Sympathy in “Where Is the Voice Coming From?”—Daniel Wood
• Virtuoso Variations: Welty’s Unstable Texts and Her Outtakes—Jan Nordby Gretlund
• Eudora Who? Reception and Reading in Germany—Alison D. Goeller
• The Clarity and the Mystery: Reading Eudora Welty—Elisabetta Rasy
• Excerpt: What There Is to Say We Have Said: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell—Suzanne Marrs, editor

Reviews
Prospects for the Study of American Literature (II), ed. Richard Kopley and Barbara Cantalupo—Michael Kreyling
Eudora Welty: Exposures and Reflections, exhibition curated by Jacob Laurence—Leigh Kirkland

Practical Matters
• Eudora Welty Foundation—Jeanne B. Luckett
• Eudora Welty House and Garden—Karen Redhead
• Eudora Welty Society—Mae Miller Claxton
• Eudora Welty Collection at Mississippi Department of Archives and History—Forrest Galey
• Stuart Wright and Shelby Foote Papers Archived—Emily Schulten
• Wedding News from 1921—Malinda Snow
• Works by Welty: A Continuing Checklist—Pearl A. McHaney
• Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2009–2010—Catherine H. Chengges
• Checklist: Reynolds Price and Eudora Welty—John Soward Bayne

Spring 2010, Vol. 2, Eudora Welty Review

• Users’ Guide: A Word from the Editor—Pearl A. McHaney
• Eudora Welty and the Writing Life—Peggy Whitman Prenshaw
• Eudora Welty’s “A Curtain of Green”: Overcoming Melancholia through Writing—Elizabeth Crews
• “Keela, the Outcast Indian Maiden”: (Story)Telling the Southern Ideology—Diana Almeida
• Falling into Blackness: Race, Class, and Female Transgression in Eudora Welty’s “Moon Lake”—Lindsay Byron
• “The Inspired Child of [Her] Times”: Eudora Welty as a Twentieth-Century Artist—Danièle Pitavy-Souques
• Eudora Welty from A to Z: Q to Z—Géraldine Chouard

Reviews
Eudora Welty’s Delta Wedding, ed. Reine Dugas Bouton—Malinda Snow
Mississippi Quarterly: Eudora Welty Centennial Supplement, ed. Pearl Amelia McHaney—Susan V. Donaldson
• “Lo que el viento no se llevó” (No, Not Gone with the Wind), Review of Cuentos completos/Collected Stories by Eudora Welty—Ma Ángeles Cabré, Trans. Cindy Sheffield Michaels & Estefania Olid-Pena

Practical Matters
• Eudora Welty Foundation—Jeanne Luckett
• Eudora Welty House and Garden—Karen Redhead
• Eudora Welty Society—Mae Miller Claxton
• Eudora Welty Collection at Mississippi Department of Archives and History—Forrest Galey
• Works by Welty: A Continuing Checklist—Pearl A. McHaney
• Checklist of Welty Scholarship 2008–2009—Catherine H. Chengges

Spring 2009, Vol. 1, Eudora Welty Review

• Celebrations and Introductions—Pearl A. McHaney
• Eudora Welty: An Introduction—Elizabeth Spencer
• Two Jackson Excursions—Peggy Whitman Prenshaw
• Two Mississippi Clippings—Peggy Whitman Prenshaw
• Welty Receives Honorary Degree from Columbia Parting the Curtain on Lye Poisoning in “A Worn Path”—Melissa Deakins Stang
• Eudroa Welty’s Use of Southern Dialect in “Why I Live at the P. O.”—Heather Russel
• “Unmoveable Relics”: The Farr Family and Revisions of Position, Direction, and Movement in Eudora Welty’s “Clytie”—Lorinda B. Cohoon
• Finding (M)other’s Face: A Psychoanalytic Approach to Eudora Welty’s “Clytie”— Don James McLaughlin
• Eudora Welty’s “Magic”: A History of the Story—Pearl A. McHaney
• Gratitude, Greed, and Grace in The Robber Bridegroom: Eudora Welty’s Intricate American Parable—Anne Ramirez
• “Oft in the Stilly Night”: Past and Present, Myth and Identity in Delta Wedding—Malinda Snow
• Baking the Cake: My Recipe for Mashula’s Coconut Cake—Ann Romines
• The Habit of Sir Rabbit: Harris, Hurston, and Welty—James Shimkus
• Re-visiting The Re-creation of Brian Kent—Leslie Gordon
• Textual Collations—Noel Polk
• Music from “Music from Spain”: Textual Variants—John Bayne
• Historicizing The Ponder Heart—Julia Eichelberger
• Joe Krush: Illustrator of Eudora Welty’s The Ponder Heart—Meribeth Huebner Fell
• Strange Felicity: Welty’s Women Laughing, Disguising, Revising, Seizing Speech—Lois M. Welch
• Welty’s Words for the Birds … and for Children and Scholars, Too—Cindy Sheffield Michaels
• The Mediating Voice of Humor: The Shoe Bird and Welty’s Adult Texts—Heather M. Hoyt
• Collecting the Stories of Eudora Welty—John Ferrone
• “The Book I Couldn’t Have”: The Perilous Attractions of Elsie Dinsmore—Joan Wylie Hall
• Familiar and Foreign Bodies in 1930s Photographs of the South—Stuart Kidd
• Discovering the Italian Traditions of Eudora Welty’s Worlds—Maria Sciacco

Reviews
Eudora Welty in France: Delta V—Danièle Pitavy-Souques
• Three Collections of Welty Criticism: A Review—Michael Kreyling