Gusto: Essential Writings in Nineteenth-Century Gastronomy

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This delicious anthology of primary texts brings together the major English and French nineteenth-century writings on the arts and pleasures of the table. With the invention of the restaurant and a public scene of dining after the French Revolution, gastronomy emerged as a distinct genre of writing, treating food with philosophical significance. Romantic Gourmand recognizes that more goes into the making of a good meal than food itself, and they transformed dining into a fine art and a medium for self-expression. This ...

Gusto: Essential Writings in Nineteenth-Century Gastronomy 2005, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415970938

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Gusto: Essential Writings in Nineteenth-Century Gastronomy 2005, Routledge, New York, NY

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