[Some Notes on River Country] EBOOK
- Some Notes on River Country
- Eudora Welty
- 09 December 2018
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SUMMARY ´ Some Notes on River Country It via the river and the Natchez Trace Aaron Burr the flatboatman Mike Fink the villainous Harpe brothers and John James Audubon as well as assorted fire and brimstone preachers bandits planters and Native AmericansIn Some Notes on River Country a dreamlike meandering through the landscape in elouent prose and evocative photographs Welty's empathetic presence is felt Taking the reader on an imagined journey Welty combines the genres of travel narrative character study and geographical history to give a grand tour of the region This brilliant p.CHARACTERS ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Eudora Welty
SUMMARY ´ Some Notes on River Country Ortrait of a place is both elegiac and animated as she shows how much has changed how much can never be recovered and how much of the old river country remains in its contemporary incarnation The essay and photographs explore the Natchez Trace Grand Gulf Port Gibson Vicksburg Natchez Rodney's Landing and other locales offering insight on their uirky denizens their significant history and their entrancing uniuenessIn this setting Welty discovered a presence and a sense of place that stimulated her artistic vision and imbued her work forever aft.
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SUMMARY ´ Some Notes on River Country The Mississippi river country from Vicksburg to Natchez was a source and a setting for several of Eudora Welty's early stories and for her novel The Robber Bridegroom Her elouent essay about this region reprinted here with a selection of her black and white photographs is a reflection on the development and history of these lands in the old American Southwest in a time before and in the years just after the Louisiana PurchaseOriginally published in Harper's Bazaar in 1944 this piece evokes both the elemental terrain and notables who traversed.