Bibliography and Further Reading
Bass, Eben E. “The Languages of Losing Battles.” Studies in American Fiction 21 (Spring, 1993): 67-82. Bass explores the opposing feminine modes of communication which serve the common goal of challenging male authority in Welty’s novel. Bass compares the effectiveness of Julia’s written and bookish modes of communication to Granny Vaughn’s spoken word.
Champion, Laurie, ed. The Critical Response to Eudora Welty’s Fiction. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994. In her introduction, Champion presents an overview of the criticism on Welty’s fiction. Five separate essays by different scholars are devoted to...
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