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Afterword: ‘Dear Shakespeare-land’: investing in Stratford

Watson, Nicola (2012). Afterword: ‘Dear Shakespeare-land’: investing in Stratford. Critical Survey, 24(2) pp. 88–98.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://doi.org/10.3167/cs.2012.240207
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Abstract

This response piece comments on the essays in this volume in relation with one another and sets them in the context of previous scholarship on the history of Stratford as ‘Shakespeare's town’, before offering a conspectus of work still to be done. It concludes with a brief overview of the material reality of Stratford-upon-Avon in 2012, and some analysis of the trend within the town and the Shakespeare properties towards constructing this site of literary pilgrimage as a ground of future creativity.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2012 not known
ISSN: 1752-2293
Keywords: Shakespeare; Stratford upon Avon; literary tourism; heritage; memorialisation; writers' houses
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
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Item ID: 32028
Depositing User: Nicola Watson
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2012 16:44
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:13
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/32028
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