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The art of wandering : the writer as walker / Merlin Coverley.

Author/Creator:
Coverley, Merlin.
Publication:
Harpenden [England] : Oldcastle Books, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (257 p.)
Subjects:
Geography -- Psychological aspects.
Geographical perception in literature.
Landscapes in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Art of Wandering is a history of that curious hybrid, the writer as walker. From the peripatetic philosophers of Ancient Greece to the streets of twenty-first century London, Paris and New York, this figure has evolved through the centuries, the philosopher and the Romantic giving way to the experimentalist and radical.
Contents:
The writer as walker
The walker as philosopher
The walker as pilgrim
The imaginary walker
The walker as vagrant
The walker and the natural world
The walker as visionary
The flaneur
Experimental walking
The return of the walker.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-[248]) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-84243-641-4
1-84243-640-6
OCLC:
829461506
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