The Written World
Space, Literature, And The Chorological Imagination In Early Modern France
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Argues that geographic space may be understood as a foundational, originating principle of literary creation. By way of an innovative reading of chora, a concept developed by Plato in the Timaeus and often construed by philosophical tradition as ""space"", Peters shows that canonical literary works of the French seventeenth century are guided by a ""chorological"" approach to artistic invention.