Is it possible that the phrase “Can’t see the forest for the trees” dates back to the use of landscape and memory? I’m particularly thinking about trees in the Druids setting potentially being used for memory palaces.
Brainstorm while reading/looking at the reference
- with Krista Kennedy. “The Trees Within the Forest: Capturing, Coding, and Visualizing Data in Authorship Studies.” Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities, eds. Jim Ridolfo and William Hart-Davidson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 1
links: memory historical linguistics Druids
connected ideas: landscape as memory