The treeing-of-tree through affective attunement: biosemiotics and chinese ideograms as an ecosystem

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  • Wong Kin-yuen Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Resumo

Este trabalho se insere na esteira dos desenvolvimentos recentes de uma “virada ecológica” nas teorias da naturacultura ociental, tendo em vista o paradigma crítico chamado “biossemiótica”. Ele se propõe aventurar-se pela crítica literária interseccionalmente transversal, a ontologia quiasmática, a teoria afetiva, a bioneneurologia, a pesquisa científica e filosófica sobre os estudos faunísticos e florísticos, de modo a descobrir um caminho para uma ecocrítica/ecolinguística chinesa sob a égide das humanidades ambientais.

O ensaio parte de um grupo entrelaçado de ideogramas chineses que se apresentam com radicais associados com plantas (mu 木 como elemento “planta/madeira”), e que exibe um amplo espectro de interações planta-ambiente visando a uma empatia afetiva com o agenciamento da vida vegetal. Ele cria, assim, um clima para repensarmos o tema estudo crítico de plantas, estabelecendo uma forma biocêntrica ou fitocêntrica de crítica. Com uma ênfase em mu como um dos elementos da cosmologia wu-xing 五行 da cultura clássica chinesa, esperamos que o esforço amplie o âmbito e a dimensão da biossemiótica como sugerida por Derrida, Merleau-Ponty, Spinoza, Deleuze, Uexküll, Hoffmeyer e Wheeler, mediante uma abordagem entrecruzada não apenas em áreas críticas, mas também entre as culturas do ocidente e do orientee em geral.

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Biografia do Autor

Wong Kin-yuen , Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of California, San Diego.
M.A. in English Literature, University of Redlands.
Diploma in English, Hong Kong Baptist College.

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2020-07-18

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Kin-yuen , W. (2020). The treeing-of-tree through affective attunement: biosemiotics and chinese ideograms as an ecosystem. Ecolinguística: Revista Brasileira De Ecologia E Linguagem (ECO-REBEL), 6(2), 32-61. Recuperado de https://periodicos.unb.br/index.php/erbel/article/view/32664

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