A History of Food in Literature: From the Fourteenth Century by Charlotte Boyce,Joan Fitzpatrick

By Charlotte Boyce,Joan Fitzpatrick

When novels, performs and poems discuss with nutrients, they can be doing even more than we'd imagine. contemporary severe considering means that depictions of nutrition in literary works may help to give an explanation for the complicated courting among the physique, subjectivity and social buildings. A background of foodstuff in Literature presents a transparent and accomplished evaluate of vital episodes of foodstuff and its intake in significant canonical literary works from the medieval interval to the twenty-first century. This quantity contextualises those works almost about pertinent ancient and cultural fabrics similar to cookery books, diaries and publications to stable health and wellbeing, that allows you to interact with the severe debate on nutrients and literature and the way rules of nutrition have constructed over the centuries.



Organised chronologically and interpreting convinced key writers from each interval, together with Chaucer, Shakespeare, Austen and Dickens, this book's enlightening serious research makes it proper for someone drawn to the examine of meals and literature.

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