The Art Of Wandering

by Merlin Coverley
The Art Of Wandering
  • ISBN-13: 9781842433706
  • Author(s): Merlin Coverley
  • Subject: History
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: Oldcastle Books
  • Publication Date: 26-06-2012
  • Format: p/b

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From pilgrim to pedestrian, fl¡neur to stalker, the names may change but the activity of walking remains constant, creating a literary tradition encompassing philosophy and poetry, the novel and the manifesto; a tradition which this book explores in detail. Today, as the figure of the wanderer returns to the forefront of the public imagination, writers and walkers around the world are re-engaging with the ideas which animated earlier generations. For the walker is once again on the march, mapping new territory and recording new visions of the landscape.
About the book

From pilgrim to pedestrian, fl¡neur to stalker, the names may change but the activity of walking remains constant, creating a literary tradition encompassing philosophy and poetry, the novel and the manifesto; a tradition which this book explores in detail. Today, as the figure of the wanderer returns to the forefront of the public imagination, writers and walkers around the world are re-engaging with the ideas which animated earlier generations. For the walker is once again on the march, mapping new territory and recording new visions of the landscape.

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