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Alice B. Toklas

Balzac

Cafe Society

Chaucer and food

Charlemagne's Tablecloth

Feud and Food in Icelandic Sagas

Hemingway and food

Morocco that Was

Pepys

Tea in literature

The Banquet in 'Babette's Feast' and 'The Dead'

The 1001 Arabian Nights

Toast

art and food

film and food

music and food

photography and food

literature and food - amazon UK

Beatrix Potter Tour of the Lake District

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  Adopting a multidisciplinary approach called gastro-criticism that draws upon anthropology, sociology, semiotics, history, and literary studies, Professor Ronald Tobin, Associate Vice Chancellor, UC Santa Barbara, elucidates the role of food, service, spectacle, diet, ingestion, and digestion in a number of works drawn from a variety of national literatures. He concludes with specific reference to the seventeenth-century French comic dramatist Molière and his preoccupations with sexuality and power, pretense and pretentiousness, trickery and truth, self and society.