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By Charlotte Boyce,Joan Fitzpatrick

When novels, performs and poems check with nutrients, they can be doing even more than we'd imagine. contemporary severe pondering means that depictions of nutrients in literary works may help to give an explanation for the complicated courting among the physique, subjectivity and social constructions. A historical past of nutrients in Literature offers a transparent and accomplished review of vital episodes of nutrients 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 ancient and cultural fabrics comparable to cookery books, diaries and publications to stable well-being, to be able to interact with the severe debate on nutrients and literature and the way principles of foodstuff have built over the centuries.

Organised chronologically and reading yes key writers from each interval, together with Chaucer, Shakespeare, Austen and Dickens, this book's enlightening severe research makes it correct for a person drawn to the learn of foodstuff and literature.

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