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Profound Literary Tourism on WDS
Host: Walter Cummins
Host: Thomas E. Kennedy
Producer: WDS



The Literary Explorer is now available on Amazon. The book includes visits to the Paris of Hemingway, the Lisbon of Bernando Soares, Joyce's Dublin and his gravesite in Zurich, London's Victorian clubs, the abode of Baroness Varvara in Copenhagen, the "secret" erotic shrine of Emanuel Vigeland in Oslo, and many other intriguing locations where writers and artists lived and created.




 

A Seat at the Table
Essay by Katie Singer

 

Confederates
Essay and Photographs by Lisa del Rosso

 

Death, Sex, and Sin in Fairytale Bruges/Brugge
Essay and Photographs by Walter Cummins

 

Miami Days: Poetry, Stella, Art, Fois Gras,
Ale, Cigars, Books & Books & The Betsy

Essay by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

Writing and Seduction in Christiania
Autobiographical fiction by Per Šmidl

 

I Am Not an Elf
Essay by Christopher Meredith

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Writing in Ancestral Vilnius
Essay and Photos by Donna Baier Stein

 

Cheerio, North Arms
Essay by Walter Cummins

 

Stopping to Drink, Stopping Drinking
Essay by Christopher Meredith

 

Pictures, Tongues, Cities
Essay by Christopher Meredith

 

Reading in Rehab
Essay by Walter Cummins

 

Thirteen Churches and a Couple of Birthdays
Essay by Katie Singer

 

Alfie, Elephant Grass, and a Jaguar:
A Visit to the West of Ireland for the
Kenny-Naughton Festival

Essay by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

New Orleans Redux
Essay by Peter Selgin

 

A Visit to Hunger 120 Years Later
Essay by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

A Happy Day-Nursery,
Gloomy Icelandic Fictions

Essay and Photos by Walter Cummins

 

Roaming Literary London –
Bloomsbury and Environs

Essay and Photos by Walter Cummins

 

Shoot to Maim—Smile to Disarm:
A Visit to Two Danish Prisons

Essay by Thomas E. Kennedy
and Photos by Charlotte Chinnery

 

Literary Plot
Selecting a place to be dead:
Garnison's Churchyard, Copenhagen

Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

Watch Out for the Hippos, Mr. Kennedy!
A Short Happy Safari in South Africa

Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

The Virgins
Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

"No Real Reason for a Tourist to Stop": Buonconvento, Tuscany
Essay and Photos by Walter Cummins

 

Dostoevski on Skinner Street:
The Booktrader, Skindergade 23, Copenhagen

Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

Liquidation of the Horse Thief:
A scrap of war history in Copenhagen's RosengÄrds Bodega

Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

Giving Up the Money
Essay by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

Haut-Koenigsbourg:
A Grand Illusion

Essay and Photos by Walter Cummins

 

Angels in Disguise: Shakespeare And Co.
A few words, a few pictures

Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

Characters in Waiting
Essay and Photos by Walter Cummins

 

The Best Bookshop in England Since 1879":
Blackwell's of Oxford

Essay and Photos by Walter Cummins

 

Airports, Hotels, Taxicabs
Essay by Thomas E. Kennedy

 

"They Fancied
Themselves Free":
Exploration and Individualism

Essay by Walter Cummins

 

Moored at Stockholm:
The Lamentations of Barbara Hutton

Essay and Photos by Walter Cummins

 

Knossos as Creative Nonfiction
Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy


 

World Cup: Ireland & Real Sportsmanship
Essay and Photos by Walter Cummins


 

Tinker Bell and Every Imaginable Comfort:
Prague Post Kafka

Essay and Photos by Walter Cummins




Rooms of Their Lives:
Where British Authors Lived and Wrote

Essay by Walter Cummins



Cold Days in Contrescarpe:
Walking with Jake Barnes and Lady Alice

Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy


fountain

A Proper Tie:
London Clubs of the
Victorian Elite

Essay by Walter Cummins


trollope

N'Yawk N'Yawk:
Digs & Haunts of Writers

Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy


nybooks

Ionian Days, Ionian Nights:
Lefkas, Meganissi, Scorpios, Ithaca, Cephallonia

Essay and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy


ionia

Disquiet on Douradores:
Literary Lisbon

Essays and Photos by Walter Cummins


pessoa

I Kiss Your Feet:
A Visit to Baroness Varvara

Interview and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy


varvara

"Only for the Moment
Am I Saying Nothing":
A Journey to J. P. Donleavy

Interview and Photos by Thomas E. Kennedy


jpd

HIGH SCHOOL:
THE BLEAK YEARS

by Walter Cummins


head

"ON THE BANKS OF THY MAJESTIC RHINE"
by Walter Cummins


rhine

DEBTOR'S PRISON: MEMORIES OF MY EARLY EXILE IN VOLTAIRE'S FERNEY
Essay and photos by Thomas E. Kennedy


voltaire

"A WORLD OF INARTICULATE
POWER": THE ARAN ISLANDS

by Walter Cummins


aran

TOMBA EMMANUELLE:
THE LEGACY OF THE 'LESSER'
VIGELAND AND THE
NORWEGIAN MODERNISTS

Photos and Commentary
by Thomas E. Kennedy


vigeland

EDINBURGH:
THE POETS & PUBS OF AULD REEKIE

Photos and Commentary
by Thomas E. Kennedy


writer

WRITERS IN THE ABBEY:
WROXTON, OXFORDSHIRE

Photos and Commentary
by Walter Cummins


wroxton

VENICE: "A DREAMLIKE DISTORTION"
by Walter Cummins


canal5

INTRIGUE IN THE YORKSHIRE DALES
by Walter Cummins


dales

BIDING AT STONEHENGE
by Walter Cummins


stone
DUBLIN
IN THE WAKE OF BLOOM
Photos and Commentary
by Thomas E. Kennedy


7 ECCLES STREET
by Walter Cummins

bloom

LJUBLJANA
A LITTLE WREATH OF SONNETS FOR
FRANCÉ PRESEREN
(1800-49)
Poems, Photos, Notes and Commentary
by Thomas E. Kennedy


preseren

THE ALPS
by Walter Cummins


alp

IMAGES OF DANTE ALIGHIERI:
Florence, Paris, Copenhagen

Photos and Commentary
by Thomas E. Kennedy


dante

PICTURES FROM HELSINKI
Photos, Poems, Commentary
by Thomas E. Kennedy


lonnrot

A LITERARY HISTORY OF CHICAGO
by Walter Cummins


el

LIMMAT RUN PAST JOYCE AND NORA
Photos and Commentary
by Thomas E. Kennedy


joyce

THE DAY ROBERT GRAVES SANG TO ME
by Walter Cummins


graves
THE WIND BLEW IT AWAY:
Memoir of a Summer Day on the Contrescarpe
by Thomas E. Kennedy
ruedescartes



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