Making a Man: Gentlemanly Appetites in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel

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In an era of conspicuous consumption portending our own time, food, drink, and drugs, and the rituals that accompanied them, were significant social signs that contributed to the meaning of being a gentleman. Through food history, lit crit, anthropology, gender theory, economics, and social criticism, Hyman illuminates how appetites, cravings, feasting and fasting help define an era. Ohio University Press. 2009. Paper. NEW. $24.00
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