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The Loaded Table

Representations of Food in Roman Literature

The Loaded Table( )
Author: Gowers, Emily
ISBN:978-0-19-815082-4
Publication Date:Dec 1996
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $121.77
Book Description:

It is food as represented in literature which provides the novel and unconventional approach to Roman culture used in this book. Through a new interpretation of various Latin works where food is described, the author explains why Roman writers so persistently depicted their society at the dinner table and why food was such a suggestive image for Roman civilization.

Book Details
Pages:346
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Ancient & Classical
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.8 x 21.6 x 2.1 cm
Book Weight:0.46 Kilograms



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