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Why do we visit writers' homes?

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For more like this subscribe to the Open University channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXsH4hSV_kEdAOsupMMm4Qw Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/literature-and-creative-writing/literature/approaching-literature-reading-great-expectations/content-section-0 Why do people visit writers' homes museums? What does our interest in writers' artefacts say about us? In this short film Nicola Watson Professor of English Literature at The Open University gives a brief summary of some popular artefacts people have visited at writers houses since the phenomenon began.. Transcript - http://podcast.open.ac.uk/feeds/3263_transcriptsforyoutubecollectionsthatmightnotg/transcript/37241_the_author_at_home.pdf Study free at the Open University http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/literature-and-creative-writing/literature/approaching-literature-reading-great-expectations/content-section-0 --- Study A230 Reading and studying literature http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/modules/a230 --- Follow us on OUFreeLearning Twitter https://twitter.com/OUFreeLearning Image acknowledgments Dove Cottage https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dove_Cottage_-_geograph.org.uk_-_70618.jpg© Christine Hasman. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Shakespeare%27s_Birthplace,_Stratford-upon-Avon_-_Sept_2012.jpg © DAVID ILIFF. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Bronte Parsonage Museum https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bronte_Parsonage_Museum.JPG © SpaceMonkey. Jane Austen (House in Chawton) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jane_Austen_(House_in_Chawton).jpg © Joaotg. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Charles Dickens Museum https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charles_Dickens_Museum.jpg © lonpicman. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Virginia Woolf https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Virginia_Woolf_(2).jpg © Magnus Manske https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/25910253/ © Oliver Mallinson Lewis. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Unported license. Arquà Petrarca Punto di vista di un'aquila https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Arqu%C3%A0_Petrarca_Punto_di_vista_di_un%27aquila.jpg © Nellanebbia / Giorgia https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3349155303/ © Giorgia. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Unported license.
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