The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic

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Cambridge University Press, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 300 pages
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This 2000 book explores the literary and cultural significance of spice, and the spice trade, in Romantic literature.

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Contents

The confection of spice historical and theoretical considerations
8
Trade winds
39
Place settings
109
Blood sugar
171
Sound and scents further investigations of space
207
Notes
236
Bibliography
252
Index
273
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Timothy Morton is Professor of English at Rice University, Houston.

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