Essays

“Tree” by Richard Berengarten

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STEFANO MARIA CASELLA An essay on Tree by Richard Berengarten (Photo: Fiorenzo Calosso) Related articles: The Albero Project (Richard Berengarten’s Introduction) A Forest of Trees (versions in different languages) Concerning “Tree”: Twelve Propositions A Dendrology: Twelve Propositions For more articles…

A History of Haiku in Italy

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ANTONELLA FILIPPI A history of haiku in Italy.pdf On 28 June 2009 in Cascina Macondo, where the cultural association Cascina Macondo is based, the second Italian Conference of Haiky took place, with a lecture titled “Haiku in  the Japanese everyday life”…

The Ghost of the Mediterranean

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MARIO NICOLAO And I hear my secret sea flood in, my hushed inner sea (‘Cicadas’, FL 171) a Homage to Agnostos Nomolos The Mediterranean contains many ghosts under the ceaseless to-ing and fro-ing of its green-blue waves. The ghost of…

Belvedere 1963

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“Il Belvedere” is a magazine published in Mondovì from 1963 to 1993. Lorenzo Barberis examines the first volume.   Art images taken from  ”Il Belvedere” (1963).   Advertisements from “Il Belvedere” (1963) US Policy in “Il Belvedere” (1963): Kennedy and…

Emily’s room

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ANNA STELLA SCERBO Emily Dickinson lived on poetry, poetry was her Pole star, her only reason to live. In mid 19th century Massachusetts, education had hard puritan rules. Emily suffered from that situation but claimed and got freedom without striking…