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Prof. Eichelberger talks about Eudora Welty at Mississippi Book Festival

On Saturday, August 22, the Mississippi Book Festival will take place in and around the state capitol building in Jackson, MS. Dr. Julia Eichelberger is honored to be among those talking about Mississippi and its writers during this event. She’ll be part of one panel called “Margaret Walker Alexander, Eudora Welty, and the Making of Literary […]
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Southern Literature Professor Discusses Harper Lee’s Second Novel

Fifty-five years after the debut of her Southern novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee recently announced that she would be releasing a sequel to her famous novel called Go Set a Watchman. This summer, readers will be able to read from Scout’s perspective, except this time it is her point of view as an […]
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Belles-lettres: Eudora Welty on the Life of Gardening

For many writers, the life of letters and flowers are closely intertwined: Emily Dickinson created a herbarium (a homemade book of pressed plant specimens) when she was just fourteen; Sir Walter Scott designed the garden that surrounds his home in Scotland; William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy planted peas, beans, turnips, and broccoli around their […]
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