School of music
Thinking Aloud
The Cult of the Literary Pilgrimage
We're exploring a common form of pilgrimage. Some folks visit the homes of Laura Ingalls Wilder of Little House on the Prairie fame; others make their way to an apartment once occupied by Mozart, or the birth house of Goethe. Maybe you're drawn to the Lake District once beloved by Wordsworth. So now, let's visit with someone very much alive and with us, a scholar who traces the phenomenon of literary pilgrimages to places of the dead, the famous, the obscure.—Original airdate: 5/28/2009

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