Eudora Welty: Complete Novels (Hardcover)

Complete Novels

By Eudora Welty, Richard Ford (Editor), Michael Kreyling (Editor)

Library of America, 9781883011543, 1012pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1998



This two-volume collection reveals the singular imaginative power of one of America's most admired Southern writers. "Complete Novels" gathers all of Welty's longer fiction, from "The Robber Bridegroom" (1942) to her Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Optimist's Daughter" (1972).

About the Author

Eudora Welty (1909-2001) was the author of novels, short stories, memoirs, and essays, including such celebrated works as The Optimist's Daughter, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1973. In 1998 she became the first living writer to have her works published in the Library of America series. Richard Ford is the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of the Bascombe novels and the New York Times best-selling Canada and Let Me Be Frank With You. Michael Kreyling is professor of English at Vanderbilt University and the author of Inventing Southern Literature and Understanding Eudora Welty.