The Art of Wandering: The Writer as Walker (Paperback) by Coverley Merlin
The Writer as Walker. From pilgrim to pedestrian flaneur 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.