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The physiology of taste, or, Meditations on transcendental gastronomy / Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin ; translated by M.F.K. Fisher.

Title
The physiology of taste, or, Meditations on transcendental gastronomy / Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin ; translated by M.F.K. Fisher.
Author
Brillat-Savarin, 1755-1826
Publication
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint Press, [1999]

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Additional Authors
Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992
Description
xvi, 443 p.; 25 cm.
Uniform Title
Physiologie du goût. English
Alternative Title
  • Meditations on transcendental gastronomy
  • Physiologie du goût.
  • Physiology of taste
Subject
Note
  • "Originally published by The Heritage Press in 1949"--T.p.verso.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
A Note on this Edition -- The Translator's Preface -- Aphorisms of the Professor -- Dialogue Between the Author and His Friend -- A Biography of Dr. Richerand -- The Author's Preface -- On the Senses -- On Taste -- On Gastronomy -- On Appetite -- On Food in General, Section One -- On Food in General, Section Two -- Theory of Frying -- On Thirst -- On Drinks -- The End of the World -- On Gourmandism -- On Gourmands -- On Gastronomical Tests -- On the Pleasures of the Table -- On Hunting-Luncheons -- On Digestion -- On Rest -- On Sleep -- On Dreams -- On the Influence of Diet -- On Obesity -- On the Treatment of Obesity -- On Thinness -- On Fasting -- On Exhaustion -- The Cure's Omelet -- Eggs in Meat Juice -- On Death -- Philosophical History of Cooking -- On Restaurateurs -- Classical Gourmandism in Action -- Bouquet -- National Victory -- Ablutions -- Mystification of the Professor and Defeat of a General -- The Dish of Eel -- The Asparagus -- The Trap -- The Turbot -- Some Restorative Remedies by the Professor Improvised for the Case described in Meditation XXV -- The Pullet of Bresse -- The Pheasant -- Gastronomical Industry of the Exiles -- More Memories of Exile -- The Bundle of Asparagus -- About Fondue -- Disappointment -- Marvelous Effects of a Classical Dinner -- Effects and Dangers of Strong Liquors -- The Chevalier and the Abbots -- Miscellanea -- A Day with the Monks of Saint Bernard -- Traveler's Luck -- Songs -- Monsieur H. de P. -- Useful Hints -- Privations: An Historical Elegy -- Parting Salute to the Gastronomers of the Old and New Worlds -- Postscript, from the Translator.
ISBN
158243008X (alk. paper)
LCCN
^^^99018748^
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library