MACERATA – Tomorrow Wednesday, January 23, at 17:00, in the Castiglioni room of the Mozzi Borgetti Library , will be held the first meeting of the cycle of conferences ” The story and the Bonfires, when the Landscape becomes a literary character”. The theme of the lectures will be the relationship between literature and landscape to describe how the places and settings influence the events narrated within the many masterpieces of which the history of literature is studded. The initiative is promoted by Italy Our Section of Macerata, under the patronage of the City of Macerata.

In this first meeting we will be able to listen to Adriano Ghisetti Giavarina , Professor of History of Architecture at the University of Chieti, who will present an intervention entitled ” For the preservation of the historical environment: literary parks” . The ability of the places to influence the literary activity and the need to protect the collective assets are the extremes of the path that will be traced during the relationship.

The presentation will be introduced by Antonio Pagnanelli , president of Italia Nostra MC, and Laura Melosi , professor of Italian literature in the department of humanistic studies at UniMC, organizers of the cycle of conferences. There will also be Professor Carlo Pongetti , director of the aforementioned department, Stefania Monteverde , deputy mayor of the town of Macerata and Maurizio Sebastiani , president of Italia Nostra Marche.

The meetings will be weekly and will be held for eight weeks until next March 13th. It will start a series of reflections on the bonds that are established between literary narratives and settings in which they take place to realize, perhaps, that those fantastic stories are our lives and that those wonderful places are our landscapes, all to live, all from protect, so that each of us can enjoy it.

Len Holgate Blog, Landscape, Tips

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