I felt the same way you did touching the desks when I stumbled on to the desk and personal library collection of Robert Penn Warren at the end of the Literary Tour.
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I was astounded at the breadth of knowledge contained in the books he owned. Interesting that you skipped Louisa's house! Of all the houses, I think it is the one where you can join her characters and experience what they did since the art and artifacts in the house do appear in Little Women. It didn't go out of the family until the s.
I know. That was a crazy mis-step on my part. It was a long time ago that I visited Concord. I do remember seeing in the Hawthorne house the etched notes Nathaniel and Sophie wrote with the diamond in her ring on the window panes in an upstairs room. I'll have to re-watch the LW movie.
The version with KH is the best! I am on another armchair traveling adventure. Going to a writer's house is a fool's errand. We will never find our favorite characters or admired techniques within these houses; we can't join Huck on the raft or experience Faulkner's stream of consciousness.
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We can only walk through empty rooms full of pitchers and paintings and stoves. Along the way she stows away her doubts and actually begins to enjoy herself. Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - November Not Signed or Personalized.
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