The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

  Welty, Eudora, 582–89; “Clytie,” 588; A Curtain of Green, 582, 586–89; “The Death of a Traveling Salesman,” 585, 588; “The Hitch-Hiker,” 588; “Keela, the Outcast Indian Maiden,” 587; “Lily Daw and the Three Ladies,” 587; “A Memory,” 588; “Old Mrs. Marblehall,” 588; “The Petrified Man,” 587; “A Piece of News,” 585; “Powerhouse,” 588; “Why I Live at the P.O.,” 587; “A Worn Path,” 588

  Wescott, Glenway, 661–62, 669

  West, Mae, 742

  West Florida, 757

  Weston, Edward, 987–88

  Whitman, Walt, 689, 702–3

  Wilkes, John, 590, 593

  Williams, Albert Rhys, 837

  Williams, William Carlos, 576, 675

  Wilson, Edmund, 624; The American Earthquake, 837–38; Memoirs of Hecate County, 624; To the Finland Station, 624

  Wolfe, Bertram D., 936n, 994–96

  Wolfe, Don M., 714

  Woolf, Leonard, 610

  Woolf, Virginia, 550, 583, 609–13, 1015; The Captain’s Death Bed, 610–11; The Voyage Out, 611

  Wordsworth, William, 549

  World War I, 572, 688, 710, 825

  World War II, 562, 572–73, 676, 707, 717n, 820–23, 829

  Wyoming, 551

  Xochimilco (floating gardens), 998

  Xochimilco Indians, 884, 886–92, 917

  Xochitl, 885–86

  Yaddo, 781–82

  Yaqui Indians, 906

  Yeats, John Butler, 576

  Yeats, William Butler, 540, 543, 575–76, 583, 587, 611, 624–26, 635, 653, 660, 669–71, 677, 759, 808, 1015; The Celtic Twilight, 671

  Yokel and the Sacristan, The, 962

  York, Duke of (Frederick Augustus), 593

  Yucatán, 873, 893, 906–7

  Zapata, Emiliano, 906, 936–37, 976, 1004

  Zapatistas, 873


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