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The Alpha and the Alif: Continental Ambivalence in Geoffroy Tory’s Champ fleury (1529)

Katharina N. Piechocki

in Cartographic Humanism: The Making of Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226641188
eISBN:
9780226641218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641218.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The rise of print culture in tandem with a resurgent interest in Ptolemy’s Geography prompted a radical transformation of the imagining of Europe’s continental boundaries. Geoffroy Tory, France’s ... More


Rabelais: Worlds Introjected

Tom Conley

in An Errant Eye: Poetry and Topography in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669646
eISBN:
9781452946573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669646.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the Itinerarium provinciarum by Antonini Augusti and its 1512 issue edited by Geoffroy Tory, a map emblematic of the relationship of topography and cosmography in the early ... More


Cartographic Humanism: The Making of Early Modern Europe

Katharina N. Piechocki

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226641188
eISBN:
9780226641218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

What is “Europe,” and when did it come to be? While in the Renaissance the term “Europe” circulated widely, the continent itself was only in the making in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. ... More


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