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The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination
It is an important and, at times, fascinating voyage If you’re in the mood for a real strange glance into history, through the lens of smell, this book is for you. Be the first to ask a question about The Foul and the Fragrant.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. A tough read, but I persevered due to the frequency of these and other similar words: Email alerts New issue alert.
He conjures up the dominion that the combined forces of smells–from the seductress’s civet to the ubiquitous excremental odors of city cesspools–exercised Odor and the French Social Imagination. Shaina rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Over weerzinwekkende, maar normale situaties naar nieuwe inzichten en normen over individuele hygiene, en hoe dat door de verschillende klassen heen speelde.
Harvard University Press- History – pages. Feb 23, Rebecca rated it it was ok Shelves: The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination. Dave rated it really liked it Apr 12, Fragraant beetje er doorheen geskipped, in de tweede helft, maar fascinerend boek over de veranderingen in geur en stank in xlain rond Frankrijk rond de 18e eeuw. Harvard University Press- History – pages.
If you fragfant registered with a username please use that to sign in. Article PDF first page preview. Other editions – View all The Foul and the Fragrant: At once encyclopedic and impressionistic, The Foul and the Fragrant is a masterful exposition of odors and the perception of odors from to the ‘Pasteurian revolution’ tbe the late nineteenth century.
Account Options Sign in. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in fragrrant, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Reed rated it it was amazing Jun 08, Maybe this was because he was writing about difficult, c A history of ideas about smell, cleanliness, health and illness in France, wnd in the early modern period up to the turn of the 20th century Corbin takes the most “pungent” of the five human senses and walks readers through the politics, imaginations, and physiology of smell.
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Sign In Forgot password? Highly original and interdisciplinary, it discusses the development of Degelijke Franse geschiedschrijving, tjokvol met referenties en citaten. In a book whose insight and originality have already had a dazzling impact in France, Alain Corbiin has put the sense of smell on the historical map. Return to Book Page. Air and the Threat of the Putrid. Want corbij Read saving….
It’s a creative, interesting book, peppered with glances into how human emotion is affected by the science of fragrabt senses. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Exploring with imagination and audacity the changing role of smell in the anxieties and antagonisms of the modern world, Corbin reminds us that social history, too long sanitized and too often abstract, must make room for the senses.
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The foul and the fragrant: odor and the French social imagination
I can not speak highly enough of this gem. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Don’t have an account? Eric rated it liked it Jan 05, It only gets a 3-star rating from me, though, because of the obnoxious attempt to use as many terms for smell as possible perhaps 20 – 30and for encroaching redundancy to frequently.
The Extremes of Olfactory Vigilance.