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Lives of Houses Download Ö 107 ✓ ❮PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Lives of Houses Author Hermione Lee - editor – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk A group of notable writers including UK poet laureate Simon Armitage Julian Barnes Margaret MacMillan and Jenny Uglow celebrate our fascination with the houses of famous literary figures artists compo A grA group of notable writers including UK poet laureate Simon Armitage Julian Barnes Margaret MacMillan and Jenny Uglow celebrate our fascination with the houses of famous literary figures artists composers and politicians of the pastWhat can a house tell us about the person who lives there Do we shape the buildings we Lives of ePUB #180 live in or are we formed by the places we call home And why are we especially fascinated by the houses of the famous and often long dead In Lives of Houses a group of notable biographers historians critics and poets explores these uestions andthrough fascinating essays on the houses of great writers artists composers and politicians of the past Editors Kate Kennedy and Hermione Lee are joined by wide ranging contributors including Simon Armitage Julian Barnes David Cannadine Roy Foster Alexandra Harris Daisy Hay Margaret MacMillan Alexander Masters and Jenny Uglow We encounter W H Auden living in joyful sualor in New York's St Mark's Place and W B Yeats.
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Ote and set her novel Little Women Felicity James on William and Dorothy Wordsworth's Dove Cottage Robert Douglas Fairhurst at home with Tennyson David Cannadine on Winston Churchill's dream house Chartwell Jenny Uglow on Edward Lear at San Remo's Villa Emily Lucy Walker on Benjamin Britten at Aldeburgh England Seamus Perry on W H Auden at St Mark's Place New York City Rebecca Bullard on Samuel Johnson's houses a poem by Simon Armitage The Manor Daisy Hay at home with the Disraelis Laura Marcus on H G Wells at Uppark Alexander Masters on the fear of houses Elleke Boehmer on sites associated with Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera Kate Kennedy on the mental asylums where World War I poet Ivor Gurney spent the last years of his life a poem by Bernard O'Donoghue Safe Houses Roy Foster on W B Yeats and Thoor Ballylee Sandra Mayer on W H Auden's Austrian home Gillian Darley on John Soane and the autobiography of houses Julian Barnes on Sibelius and Ainola.
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Lives of HousesIn his flood prone tower in the windswept West of Ireland We meet Benjamin Disraeli struggling to keep up appearances and track the lost houses of Virginia Woolf and Elizabeth Bowen We visit Benjamin Britten in Aldeburgh England and Jean Sibelius at Ainola Finland But Lives of Houses also considers those who are unhoused unwilling or unable to establish a home from the bewildered poet John Clare wandering the byways of England to the exiled Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera living on the streets of London Lives of Houses illuminates what houses mean to us and how we use them to connect to and think about the past The result is a fresh and engaging look at house and home Featuring Alexandra Harris on moving house Susan Walker on Morocco's ancient Roman House of Venus Hermione Lee on biographical uests for writers’ houses Margaret MacMillan on her mother's Toronto house a poem by Maura Dooley Visiting Orchard House Concord Massachusetts the house in which Louisa May Alcott wr.