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The ambiguity of taste

freedom and food in European romanticism

by Jocelyne Kolb

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romanticism.,
  • Food in literature.,
  • Gastronomy in literature.,
  • European literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-338) and index.

    StatementJocelyne Kolb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN603 .K65 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 346 p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1118105M
    ISBN 10047210554X
    LC Control Number94044309

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