Saturday, May 08, 2004

Collection of food terms used throughout the canon presented in their original context: "This informal survey of Shakespeare's use of food in his writings reveals much, I think, about Renaissance literary convention, about the Elizabethan table, and about Shakespeare himself. Mostly "low" characters express themselves in terms of appetite."


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