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Contents Preface xxx Acknowledgments xxx Introduction 1 1. The Return of Stoic Imagination 2. Self-Cultivation and Religious Meditation 3. Picturing Ourselves in the World: Pascal's Pensées 4. The Imagination of Loss 5. From Imagination to Significance: The Novel from Scudéry to Lafayette 6. How the Ancients Modernized Imagination Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
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French literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Imagination in literature.
Philosophy, French -- 16th century.
Philosophy, French -- 17th century.
Philosophy, French -- 18th century.