Food in Shakespeare: Early Modern Dietaries and the Plays

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 - 166 páginas
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A study of common and exotic food in Shakespeare's plays. 'Food in Shakespeare' provides for modern readers and audiences an historically accurate account of the range of, and conflicts between, contemporary ideas that informed the representations of food in the plays.

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Used this book to write an essay on the importance food in Shakespeare's plays. This book is cover all the bases. Focusing on characters and their characterization using food terms, the relation between characters and the food they ate, early modern views concerning good/bad foods, etc. I found it extremely helpful and it is easy to navigate through as well. 

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Introduction
1
Celtic Acquaintance and Alterity
37
Vegetarianism and the Melancholic
57
Famine and Abstinence Class War and Foreign Foodstuff
81
Profane Consumption
105
12
117
18
132
72
142
83
156
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Joan Fitzpatrick is a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northampton, UK.

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