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Propounding & Dispelling Myths Through Literary Tourism

At Public Books, Maia Silber writes an essay that covers the “poetical pilgrimage,” clocking a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon like any good Shakespeare acolyte, and a move to the literary legacy (and museum) of Emily Dickinson. Eventually, the twain shall meet: When I tour the museum, led by a guide who tells me about Dickinson’s family […]
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