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Online Talk: Houses and Homes in Literature: From Shakespeare to the Present Day

This entertaining talk with readings begins with the Gaskells’ acquisition of their house in Plymouth Grove and its reflection in North and South. Writer and guide Philip Watts explores the significance of writers’ domestic places and spaces by stitching together a patchwork quilt of literary extracts from Shakespeare to the present day.

Join us for this interesting online talk, as we examine the house and home in literature.

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7th Jul 2021

7pm - 8pm

We've got a house...it certainly is a beauty...I must try and make the house give as much pleasure to others as I can.’

Elizabeth Gaskell, in a letter to her friend Eliza Fox in 1850.