Baroque Topographies: Literature/History/Philosophy

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Baroque culture offers that rarest of phenomena - a set of texts with no theory. This collection of interdisciplinary essays by literary critics, historians, and philosophers, offering historical and theoretical meditations on the relationship of aesthetics and politics, text and history, and culture and society in the French Baroque period. They discuss such major figures and institutions as Descartes, Corneille, Bernini, d'Aubigne, and Richelieu.

Baroque Topographies: Literature/History/Philosophy 1991, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300050660

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