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From page to place : American literary tourism and the afterlives of authors

Author: Jennifer Harris; Hilary Iris Lowe
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wide-ranging examination of author homes, literary reputations, and fan culture

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Harris; Hilary Iris Lowe
ISBN: 9781625342331 1625342330 9781625342324 1625342322
OCLC Number: 947146603
Description: viii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Jennifer Harris and Hilary Iris Lowe --
The eighteenth-century author no one knows and other problems: promoting Jupiter Hammon on Long Island / Jennifer Harris --
"Step forth and again take up its magic pen": the author's house as informal memorial / Erin Hazard --
Keeping (the spirit of) Thoreau alive in Concord: reflections on diversity and innovation in American literary tourism / Klara-Stephanie Szlezak --
The wide, wide world beyond a tiny, deserted island: at home with Susan and Anna Warner / Rebecca Rego Barry --
"Afoot with my vision": Whitmania and tourism in the digital age / Mara Scanlon --
Commemorating writers' workplaces: the case of Mark Twain's study and quarry farm / Hilary Iris Lowe --
"Shut not your doors to me, proud libraries!": the repatriation of Edith Wharton's library / Caroline Hellman --
Making a little house: literary tourism at Rocky Ridge Farm / Michelle McClellan --
Author homes in coffee table books: half-reading, literary decor, and the good life / Ben De Bruyn --
The allure of American authors' homes: surveying nineteenth- and twentieth- century literary guides / Susann Bishop --
Appendix: a bibliography of guides for literary tourists.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Harris and Hilary Iris Lowe.

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