Cultures of Taste: Eating Romanticism (Hardback)Timothy Morton (author)
Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 28/01/2004
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This volume brings two major critical impulses within the field of Romanticism to bear upon an important and growing field of research: appetite and its related discourses of taste and consumption. As consumption, in all its metaphorical variety, comes to displace the body as a theoretical site for challenging the distinction between inside and outside, food itself has attracted attention as a device to interrogate the rhetoric and politics of Romanticism. In brief, the volume initiates a dialogue between the cultural politics of food and eating, and the philosophical implications of ingestion, digestion and excretion.
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 443 g
Dimensions: 216 x 143 x 22 mm
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