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 ...
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Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
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Sunday, September 30, 2012
20th & 21st Century