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Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets

M. F. K. Fisher
# UQ0722 Paperback, 378 pages; 2018 (1946)
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Food is necessary for survival, but more than that, it is central to culture, religion, and civilization. In this new edition of the culinary classic Here Let Us Feast, acclaimed food writer M. F. K. Fisher explores food through a literary lens, drawing from writings throughout history to examine and analyze the importance of cuisine. Excerpts from the Bible, retellings of a Chinese parable of the first roast pig, tales of cannibals and poisoners, snippets from Jane Austen's works, and passages from Charles Dickens about his meals aboard his ship bound to America are only a few of the selections found throughout the pages of this insightful and intriguing book that will leave you hungry for more! (SM)
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