The Flavors of Modernity: Food and the Novel

The Flavors of Modernity: Food and the Novel

by Gian-Paolo Biasin

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ISBN-13: 9780691603476
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 03/21/2017
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #5170
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix
INTRODUCTION The Flavors of Modernity
CHAPTER 1. The Juice of the Story: Alessandro Manzoni, Ipromessi sposi 29
CHAPTER 2. How to Make a Stew: Giovanni Verga, I Malavoglia 43
CHAPTER 3. Tea for Two: Gabriele D 'Annunzio, Il piacere 54
CHAPTER 4. A Wise Gourmet: Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Il Gattopardo 65
CHAPTER 5. The Cornucopia of the World: Carlo Emilio Gadda, La cognizione del dolore and Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana 78
CHAPTER 6. Under Olivia 'Teeth: Italo Calvino, Sotto il sole giaguaro 97
CHAPTER 7. Our Daily Bread -Pane -Brot -Broid -Chleb -Pain -Lechem -Kenyér: Primo Levi, Se questo è un uomo 128
NOTES 143
INDEX 167

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