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0119990605In the course of four programmes, Kevin Jackson travels to Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England to talk to poets about their ideas on nation and nationality in the wake of devolution.

1: Scotland.

Robert Crawford and Kathleen Jamie discuss the Scottish tradition and their reasons for writing poetry in Scots dialect.

0219990612In the course of four programmes, Kevin Jackson travels to Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England to talk to poets about their ideas on nation and nationality in the wake of devolution.

2: Wales.

Gwyneth Lewis and Twm Morris talk about the Welsh tradition and the place of the Welsh language in poetry.

0319990619In the course of four programmes, Kevin Jackson travels to Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England to talk to poets about their ideas on nation and nationality in the wake of devolution.

3: Northern Ireland.

Frank Ormsby and Gerald Dawe reflect on the Irish tradition and look to the future.

04Home19990626In the course of four programmes, Kevin Jackson travels to Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England to talk to poets about their ideas on nation and nationality in the wake of devolution.

4: England.

Jo Shapcott and Sean O'brien on the theme of `home' in contemporary poetry.