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Geosci. Commun., 3, 73–87, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-73-2020
Geosci. Commun., 3, 73–87, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-73-2020

Research article 26 Mar 2020

Research article | 26 Mar 2020

In my remembered country: what poetry tells us about the changing perceptions of volcanoes between the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries

Arianna Soldati and Sam Illingworth

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In this study we investigate what poetry written about volcanoes from the 1800s to the present day reveals about the relationship between humanity and volcanoes, including how it evolved over that time frame. This analysis reveals that the human–volcano relationship is especially centred around the sense of identity that volcanoes provide to humans, which may follow from both positive and negative events, and has a spiritual element to it.
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