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By Sandra M. Gilbert,Roger J. Porter,Ruth Reichl

“Food writing spans centuries and philosophies. . . . in the end there’s a Norton Anthology with the entire most crucial works.”—Eater

Edited by means of influential literary critic Sandra M. Gilbert and award-winning eating place critic and professor of English Roger Porter, Eating Words gathers meals writing of literary contrast and tremendous historic sweep into one groundbreaking quantity. starting with the taboos of the outdated testomony and the tastes of historic Rome, and together with commute essays, polemics, memoirs, and poems, the publication is split into sections similar to “Food Writing via History,” “At the relatives Hearth,” “Hunger video games: The satisfaction and Dread of Eating,” “Kitchen Practices,” and “Food Politics.”

Selections from writings by means of Julia baby, Anthony Bourdain, invoice Buford, Michael Pollan, Molly O’Neill, Calvin Trillin, and Adam Gopnik, besides works by way of authors no longer frequently linked to gastronomy—Maxine Hong Kingston, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Hemingway, Chekhov, and David Foster Wallace—enliven and increase this finished anthology. “We reside within the golden age of nutrients writing,” broadcasts Ruth Reichl in her preface to this savory dinner party of literature, vital for any nutrition lover. Eating Words indicates how correct she is.

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