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Sweetness and Bitterness: The Sense of Taste in and around Anglo-Saxon England

Abstract : An exploration of the sense of taste in the early medieval English world: the vocabulary and perception of taste and flavours, the physical and metaphorical polarization between sweetness and bitterness, and an attempt at a reconstruction of the Anglo-Saxon 'flavourscape'.
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Alban Gautier. Sweetness and Bitterness: The Sense of Taste in and around Anglo-Saxon England. Clegg Hyer, Maren; Owen-Crocker, Gale. Sense and Feeling in Daily Living in the Early Medieval English World, Liverpool University Press, pp.54-69, 243-246, 2020. ⟨hal-02916836⟩

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