"Marin's admiration (in both seventeenth-century senses) for the word made flesh, and hence the word made power, is what makes this book both fascinating and disturbing." -- Times Literary Supplement A wicked queen orders the palace cook to kill her grandchildren and serve them up for dinner -- "in a sauce Robert." But as any good cook knows, this sauce is properly served with game, not domestic animals. Does the ogress transgress? Perhaps, but the cook breaks the rules as well. Deceiving his mistress, he rescues the ...

Food for Thought 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801856136

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Food for Thought 1989, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801834769

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