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January 16, 2019

TREES IN/AND/AROUND LITERATURE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

TREES IN/AND/AROUND LITERATURE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE University of Turin, Italy 21st May 2019

“I’m interested in the particularity of each Tree – it’s ‘thisness’ (haecceitas)”, claims Canadian land-artist, photographer, and poet Marlene Creates, thus hinting both at the specificity of each singular tree and at the uniqueness of certain species at different latitudes. Literature, among other arts, such as film, photography, the fine arts, is one of those privileged terrains where Trees definitely enter our field of vision, our epistemic knowledge, our sensorial experience. In literary ...