Making Friends, and the Book of Friendship, with Eudora Welty (essay)

Ronald Sharp is the author or editor of five books in addition to the Norton Book of Friendship (1991)—among them Friendship and Literature: Spirit and Form (1986) and Keats, Skepticism and the Religion of Beauty (1979). In a long career at Kenyon College, he variously served as acting president, provost, John Crowe Ransom Professor of English, and editor of the Kenyon Review. He is now a professor of English at Vassar College.