• News Feeds
Page last updated at 09:05 GMT, Wednesday, 17 March 2010

'The magic of place'

Advertisement

Maybe it is better when you are travelling to have poetry book in your hand, not a guide book in your hand. A new volume, Highlands and Islands, tries to tie place and poetry together.

Mary Miers, arts and books editor for Country Life magazine, and novelist Jeanette Winterson, reflect on why landscape has proved so alluring for poets.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific