Authors Eudora Welty

Show_bce3c0ec16279532fbe88e4b18b24566 National Portrait Gallery
  • ‘I do not comprehend all that I am,’ St Augustine wrote, and he followed this declaration with the question: ‘Is the mind, therefore, too limited to possess itself?’ Eudora Welty conveys self-possession by self-dispersal, not by consciously, or even unconsciously, concocting an instantly recognisable ‘personality’. Rather she defines and displays herself in the act of seeping into other minds and bodies.

Eudora Welty’s opinions on others