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Mikhail Bakhtin theorized for literature a concept of immense heuristic value: the so-called chronotope, that is a determined space-time, a «world» in all its historical singularity’s complexity. Let it be clear, however: chronotope is not there by itself, it is not naturally given. Chronotope is a told imagined space-time, that is an imaginary world composed exclusively of writing, and primarily through narrative. Identifying a chronotope means to assign ontological value and status to an imaginary world, to trust them «blindly»