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Cultures of Taste: Eating Romanticism
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Cultures of Taste: Eating Romanticism (Hardback)

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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.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: general Publisher: St Martin's Press Publication Date: 28/01/2004 ISBN-13: 9780312293017  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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TIMOTHY MORTON is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is the Author of Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic, Radical Food: The Culture and Politics of Eating and Drinking, 1780-1830, and Shelley and the Revolution in Taste: The Body and the Natural World.

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