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Author Biggers, Shirley Hoover, 1936-

Title British author house museums and other memorials : a guide to sites in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales / Shirley Hoover Biggers
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2002]
©2002

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 MELB  914.204857 Big/Bah  AVAILABLE
Description 386 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. Jane Austen: Hampshire and Somerset, England -- 2. Sir James Barrie: Kirriemuir, Scotland, and London, England -- 3. The Bronte Sisters: Yorkshire, England -- 4. John Bunyan: Bedford and London, England -- 5. Robert Burns: Sites Throughout Scotland -- 6. George Gordon, Lord Byron: Nottingham, England -- 7. Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle: Ecclefechann and Haddington, Scotland, and London, England -- 8. Agatha Christie: Devon, England -- 9. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Somerset and Yorkshire, England -- 10. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: London, England -- 11. Charles Dickens: Portsmouth, London, and Kent, England -- 12. Daphne du Maurier: Cornwall, England -- 13. Thomas Hardy: Dorset, England -- 14. Henry James: East Sussex, England -- 15. Samuel Johnson and James Boswell: Lichfield and London, England, and Auchinleck and Edinburgh, Scotland -- 16. James Joyce: Dublin and Galway, Ireland -- 17. John Keats: London, England -- 18. Rudyard Kipling: East Sussex, England -- 19. D. H. Lawrence: Eastwood and Nottingham, England -- 20. John Milton: Buckinghamshire, England -- 21. Beatrix Potter: Cumbria, Gloucester, and Suffolk, England, and Dunkeld, Scotland -- 22. John Ruskin: Conistan and Cumbria, England -- 23. Sir Walter Scott: Edinburgh and the Border Country, Scotland -- 24. William Shakespeare: Stratford-upon-Avon and London, England -- 25. George Bernard Shaw: Dublin, Ireland, and Hertfordshire, England -- 26. Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: Bournemouth, England -- 27. Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell: Scarborough, England -- 28. Robert Louis Stevenson: Edinburgh, Scotland -- 29. Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Isle of Wight, England -- 30. Dylan Thomas: Swansea and Laugharne, Wales -- 31. Virginia Woolf: London, Surrey, and East Sussex, England -- 32. William Wordsworth: Cumbria, England -- 33. William Butler Yeats: Sligo and Galway, Ireland
Summary "Over 300 sites devoted to 40 authors are covered in this guide. The sites range from restored historic homes to memorial statues. Each entry describes the site and its history, placing it within the context of the author's life and career. Directions are provided to help the reader reach each site; telephone numbers, admission prices, and hours are also included for the traveler's convenience. Photographs of these sites and of postage stamps commemorating the writers are also included."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Subject Dwellings -- Great Britain -- Guidebooks.
Dwellings -- Ireland -- Guidebooks.
Literary landmarks -- Great Britain -- Guidebooks.
Authors, English -- Homes and haunts -- Great Britain -- Guidebooks.
Authors, Scottish -- Homes and haunts -- Scotland -- Guidebooks.
Authors, Irish -- Homes and haunts -- Ireland -- Guidebooks.
Authors, Welsh -- Homes and haunts -- Wales -- Guidebooks.
Literary museums -- Great Britain -- Guidebooks.
Literary landmarks -- Ireland -- Guidebooks.
Literary museums -- Ireland -- Guidebooks.
Historic house museums -- Great Britain -- Guidebooks.
Historic house museums -- Ireland -- Guidebooks.
Great Britain -- Guidebooks.
Ireland -- Guidebooks.
Genre/Form Guidebooks.
LC no. 2002006894
ISBN 0786412682 softcover alkaline paper