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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


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

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Edition Notes

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

StatementJocelyne Kolb.
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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