By Charlotte Boyce,Joan Fitzpatrick
When novels, performs and poems check with meals, they can be doing even more than we would imagine. fresh serious considering means that depictions of nutrition in literary works can assist to give an explanation for the advanced courting among the physique, subjectivity and social buildings. A heritage of foodstuff in Literature offers a transparent and complete review of vital episodes of nutrition and its intake in significant canonical literary works from the medieval interval to the twenty-first century. This quantity contextualises those works on the subject of pertinent historic and cultural fabrics comparable to cookery books, diaries and publications to reliable healthiness, so one can interact with the serious debate on nutrition and literature and the way principles of nutrients have built over the centuries.
Organised chronologically and interpreting sure key writers from each interval, together with Chaucer, Shakespeare, Austen and Dickens, this book's enlightening serious research makes it suitable for someone attracted to the examine of nutrition and literature.
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A History of Food in Literature: From the Fourteenth Century to the Present by Charlotte Boyce,Joan Fitzpatrick