Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 January 2020

352 Pages | 24 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198847571

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The Author's Effects

On Writer's House Museums

Nicola J. Watson

  • The only book about the emergence of the writer's house museum as a distinct cultural formation and convention
  • Considers the writer's house museum as a form of literary biography crucial to the construction and maintenance of authorial celebrity
  • Explores how imaginative literature has produced the celebrity of physical objects and places
  • Generously illustrated throughout