Songs In A Strange Land, The

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SFPoems Of An Exile20010812Christopher Cook examines what exile - one of this year's Proms themes - has meant to writers and artists, from Biblical and Classical times to the present day.|Rabbi Neuberger offers her thoughts on the Jewish diaspora.|Oliver Taplin investigates Ovid's `Poems of an Exile'.|Nicholas Mann uncovers Petrarch's views on statehood.|Valentine Cunningham looks at the travels of a generation of British Romantics, for whom self-imposed exile was often an extension of the grand tour.|And Homi Bhaba explores what contemporary writers make of exile in a world increasingly linked by the internet.