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The delights of delicate eating

Author: Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of the culinary essays the author wrote for London's "Pall Mall Gazette". It shows that a woman could practice cooking as an art, preparing a complete aesthetic experience that combined  Read more...


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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Robins Pennell
ISBN: 025206920X 9780252069208
OCLC Number: 44045645
Notes: Published in 1896 under title: The feasts of Autolycus.
Description: xxv, 264 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Feasts of Autolycus
Responsibility: Elizabeth Robins Pennell ; introduction by Jacqueline Block Williams.


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"Wise readers will follow Pennell's moral dictum, 'Gluttony is a vice only when it leads to stupid, inartistic excess,' and relish this book in small nibbles... She displays a modern, and modernist, Read more...

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