Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honore'de Balzac

Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honore'de Balzac

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“Tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are. ”This is the motto of Anka Muhlstein’s erudite and witty book about the ways food and the art of the table feature in Honoré de Balzac’s The Human Comedy. Balzac uses them as a connecting thread in his novels, showing how food can evoke character, atmosphere, class, and social climbing more suggestively than money, appearances, and other more conventional trappings.… (more)

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Publisher: Other Press (February 14, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 5.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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