1. The Problem of Time * 2. White: The Chalk Landscape * 3. Black * 4. The Need for Roots * 5. The Idea of the Garden * 6. The Grid and the Town * 7. Seeing Becomes Feeling * 8. The Sea * 9. Inlets and Estuaries * 10. God * 11. Psychology * 12. Abstraction * 13. Appetite
'A minor modern classic, to my mind, uniting art history and landscape thought by means of dazzling, dancing, unsettling sentences ... I'm delighted it's back in print in a new edition' Robert Macfarlane
Christopher Neve is a painter and one of the leading experts on British art of the 20th century, and has written several books and numerous articles. For many years he was art critic on the staff of Country Life.
'Original and engaging ... [a] modern classic' - Country Life (Book
of the Week)
'Fierce, witty, wise, elegiac, supremely indifferent to fashion and confident in the long view, this is among the best books written about landscape' - Financial Times
'A fascinating, considered and evocative work' - The Critic