British Modernism & Taste: Bringing the World Inside

Literally, taste is one of the five senses and is connected with gustatory pleasure and the consumption of food. Figuratively it has its place not only in the philosophy of aesthetics, but also in the everyday discourse of design, fashion, social manners and class politics. As such, taste in its many forms is a central preoccupation of early twentieth century British fiction. Whether it is Conrad’s hippopotamus meat, Woolf’s boeuf en daube, Joyce’s potted meat, or ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
NEMLA 2013
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
Interdisciplinary
British
Literary Theory
20th & 21st Century
Aesthetics
Cultural Studies
Food Studies
Philosophy
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