Jerome McGann Addresses New Methods of Studying Poetry

Jerome McGann, University Professor and John Stewart Bryan Professor of English at the University of Virginia, presented “Reading Poetry,” the first installment in this year’s Visiting Writers Series at Millsaps, co-sponsored  by the college English Department and the Eudora Welty Foundation.  Dr. McGann’s October 3 lecture presented a new way of studying poetry and elaborated on the following […] Read more »

Jane Austen Films Draw Large Crowds to Welty Garden

Authors Eudora Welty and Jane Austen lived in different centuries and on different continents, but similarities in their writing link the writers for fans today. Those connections have been highlighted with three programs during the late summer and early fall at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. The series began with the screening of Emma starring Gwyneth Paltrow, […] Read more »