Works that have been relegated to the periphery of literary studies.
An example of a periphery is a patio that goes around a pool.
Origin of periphery
- Middle English periferie from Medieval Latin periferia from Late Latin peripherīa from Greek periphereia from peripherēs carrying around peri- peri- pherein to carry bher-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English periferie, from Old French peripherie, from Late Latin peripheria, from Ancient Greek Ï€ÎµÏÎ¹Ï†ÎÏÎµÎ¹Î± (periphereia, “the line around the circle, circumference, part of a circle, an arc, the outer surface"), from Ï€ÎµÏÎ¹Ï†ÎµÏÎ®Ï‚ (peripherÄ“s, “moving around, round, circular"), from Ï€ÎµÏÎ¹Ï†ÎÏÏ‰ (peripherÅ, “I carry around, move around"), from Ï€ÎµÏÎ¯ (peri) (English peri-) + Ï†ÎÏÏ‰ (pherÅ, “I bear, carry").