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M. F. K. Fisher (1908–1992)

Autor(a) de The Art of Eating

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About the Author

Born July 3, 1908, in Albion, Michigan, M.F.K Fisher was raised primarily in Whittier, California, where she enjoyed cooking meals for her family. Encouraged in literary pursuits by her parents, she combined her favorite pastimes-cooking and writing-and began writing about cooking as early as 1929 mostrar mais when she moved to Dijon, France, with her first husband, Alfred Fisher. Fisher was educated at Illinois College, Occidental College, the University of California at Los Angeles, and the University of Dijon. She has written under the names Mary Frances Parrish, Victoria Bern, and Victoria Berne. A prolific author, her work is primarily autobiography and memoir. Her long list of publications includes Dubious Honors (1988) and Stay Me, Oh Comfort Me: Journals and Stories, 1933-1945, (1993). She also contributed articles to widely known magazines, including the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Gourmet. Fisher died of Parkinson's disease on June 22, 1992, in Glen Ellen, California. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Disambiguation Notice:

(eng) MFK Fisher and husband Dillwyn Parrish co-wrote the novel "[Touch and Go]" as Victoria Berne.

Séries

Obras por M. F. K. Fisher

The Art of Eating (1954) 1,856 exemplares
The Gastronomical Me (1989) 613 exemplares
How to Cook a Wolf (1942) 595 exemplares
The Cooking of Provincial France (1968) 453 exemplares
With Bold Knife and Fork (1969) 390 exemplares
Two Towns in Provence (1983) 390 exemplares
Sister Age (1983) 358 exemplares
As They Were (1982) 357 exemplares
An Alphabet for Gourmets (1949) 271 exemplares
Consider the Oyster (1988) 261 exemplares
Serve It Forth (1937) 230 exemplares
Among Friends (1971) 213 exemplares
To Begin Again (1992) 152 exemplares
Boss Dog: A Story of Provence (1989) 112 exemplares
Not Now, but Now (1947) 102 exemplares
Love in a Dish and Other Pieces (2011) 96 exemplares
Dubious Honors (1988) 75 exemplares
The Theoretical Foot (2016) 43 exemplares
A Considerable Town (1978) 40 exemplares
In My Mother's Kitchen: 25 Writers on Love, Cooking, and Family (2006) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
M.F.K. Fisher's Provence (2015) 14 exemplares
Two Kitchens in Provence (1999) 9 exemplares
Spirits of the Valley (1985) 4 exemplares
The Standing and the Waiting (1985) 4 exemplares
McCalls 1971.12 1 exemplar
Lears 1990.06 1 exemplar
Life 1945.09.24 1 exemplar
McCalls 1956.10 1 exemplar
McCalls 1970.01 1 exemplar
McCalls 1971.09 1 exemplar
Sonoma 2013.Summer 1 exemplar
Vogue 1948.07 1 exemplar
Vogue 1972.03.01 1 exemplar
Vogue 1979.11 1 exemplar
Westways 1935.02 1 exemplar
Westways 1978.09 1 exemplar
Westways 1979.06 1 exemplar
Westways 1979.10 1 exemplar
Westways 1980.02 1 exemplar
ZYZZYVA 1985.12 1 exemplar
Omni 1989.10 1 exemplar
Out West 1967.Fall 1 exemplar
Pageant 1950.10 1 exemplar
Saga 1962.03 1 exemplar
Harpers 1995.08 1 exemplar
Coronet 1944.02 1 exemplar
California 1988.03 1 exemplar
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Esquire 1970.08 1 exemplar
Esquire 1975.12 1 exemplar
California 1985.06 1 exemplar
Little Fishes 1 exemplar
Aix-en-Provence 1 exemplar
Cesar 1 exemplar
Women & Fiction 2 1 exemplar
People Ask Me 1 exemplar
Milk Toast 1 exemplar
About Cats 1 exemplar
I Was Really Very Hungry [short story] — Autor — 1 exemplar
Marseille (2016) 1 exemplar
Harpers 1937.04 1 exemplar
Harpers 1945.10 1 exemplar
Holiday 1956.03 1 exemplar
Holiday 1957.11 1 exemplar
Holiday 1969.11 1 exemplar
Harpers 1937.03 1 exemplar
Gourmet 1949.04 1 exemplar
Ford Times 1984.02 1 exemplar
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Gourmet 1992.09 1 exemplar
Gourmet 2001.09 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Physiology of Taste or Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy (1825) — Translator & Annotations, algumas edições1,517 exemplares
The Art of the Personal Essay (1994) — Contribuidor — 1,373 exemplares
The Alice B.Toklas Cookbook (1954) — Introdução, algumas edições733 exemplares
Secret Ingredients: The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink (2007) — Contribuidor — 535 exemplares
Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art (1980) — Introdução, algumas edições522 exemplares
The Norton Book of Women's Lives (1993) — Contribuidor — 412 exemplares
Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology (2004) — Contribuidor — 297 exemplares
Brother Juniper's Bread Book: Slow-rise As Method And Metaphor (1991) — Prefácio, algumas edições213 exemplares
Square Meals (1984) — Prefácio, algumas edições202 exemplares
Maiden Voyages: Writings of Women Travelers (1993) — Contribuidor — 192 exemplares
The Unprejudiced Palate: Classic Thoughts on Food and the Good Life (1962) — Posfácio, algumas edições179 exemplares
The Norton Book of Personal Essays (1997) — Contribuidor — 142 exemplares
The Big New Yorker Book of Cats (2013) — Contribuidor — 132 exemplares
Women's Magazines, 1940-1960: Gender Roles and the Popular Press (1998) — Contribuidor — 89 exemplares
The State of the Language [1990] (1979) — Contribuidor — 88 exemplares
The State of the Language [1980] (1980) — Contribuidor — 82 exemplares
Her Fork in the Road: Women Celebrate Food and Travel (2001) — Contribuidor — 80 exemplares
The Literary Ghost: Great Contemporary Ghost Stories (1991) — Contribuidor — 75 exemplares
Women and Fiction: Volume 2 (1978) — Contribuidor — 73 exemplares
A Commonplace Book of Cookery (1975) — Prefácio, algumas edições40 exemplares
Great Vegetables From the Great Chefs (1990) — Introdução, algumas edições36 exemplares
Great Tours and Detours: The Sophisticated Traveler Series (1985) — Contribuidor — 34 exemplares
Antaeus No. 61, Autumn 1988 - Journals, Notebooks & Diaries (1988) — Contribuidor — 34 exemplares
Travelers' Tales PROVENCE : True Stories (2003) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
Funk & Wagnalls Cook's and Diner's Dictionary: A Lexicon of Food, Wine, and Culinary Terms (1968) — Introdução, algumas edições23 exemplares
My Paris (1972) — Introdução — 16 exemplares
Antaeus No. 68, Spring 1992 (1992) — Contribuidor — 14 exemplares
The Uncanny Gastronomic: Strange Tales of the Edible Weird (2023) — Contribuidor — 14 exemplares
Continent's End: A Collection of California Writing (1944) — Contribuidor — 12 exemplares
Bonanza Banquets (1950) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Not a Station but a Place (1979) — Introdução, algumas edições7 exemplares
Architectural Digest 1999 April (1999) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
The Haunted Dancers (1967) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 1948 (1948) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Teen-Age Treasury for Girls (1958) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
The Journal of Gastronomy, Volume 1, Summer 1984 — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine - 1964/04 — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Other Nations: Animals in Modern Literature (2010) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine - 1984/04 — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Architectural Digest 1989 May — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Argosy January 1950 (1950) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
The Atlantic, October 1946 — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
'47 The Magazine of the Year (#11, November) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Husbands and Lovers (1949) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
New Yorker 1966.09.24 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
America Illustrated 1974.10 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Atlantic 1947.04 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Atlantic 1944.11 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Atlantic 1950.02 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Atlantic 1949.01 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Atlantic 1945.05 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
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Atlantic 1955.08 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Atlantic 1944.03 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
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Atlantic 1937.06 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Architectural Digest 1989 July — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Architectural Digest 1989 March — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Architectural Digest 1980 July — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
American Way 1991.09.01 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
American Health 1991.July/August — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

a ler (614) Alimento (1,619) Americano (73) antologia (354) Autobiografia (143) Biografia (208) contos (106) cookbooks (160) cookery (231) Cozedura (883) culinary (55) Ensaio (67) ensaios (910) Escrita (103) Ficção (147) Filosofia (59) Folio Society (94) Food & Wine (57) food and drink (110) food history (72) food writing (484) Francês (106) França (406) French cooking (78) Gastronomia (289) história (152) Japão (51) lido (62) Literatura (146) Livro de cozinha (479) M.F.K. Fisher (407) Memórias (618) mulheres (117) Não ficção (1,014) Paris (64) por ler (64) Receita (134) referência (57) Século XX (62) Viagem (277)

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Membros

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Consider the Oyster - The Prototype Press em Fine Press Forum (Dezembro 2021)
M.F.K. Fisher em Legacy Libraries (Abril 2015)

Críticas

Clear-eyed evocation of a long-gone France. Read in Dijon, walked down her street, saw the same buildings, some 80 years on.
 
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fmclellan | 6 outras críticas | Jan 23, 2024 |
"L'huître mène une vie terrible, mais palpitante." Comment résister à un tel incipit ?
 
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marievictoire | 9 outras críticas | Dec 30, 2023 |
 
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StigAllan | 1 outra crítica | Dec 11, 2023 |
This is a collection of essays written by Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher over the course of her life. They are personal introspection on the topics of her childhood, marriages, people she has known and places she has lived; all around the theme of food and enjoying food with those one loves.
If you have read her work before, you know that her use of language in writing is masterful and evocative. If you have not, you will find that reading her essays is an immersive and transformative experience.… (mais)
 
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MrsLee | Sep 28, 2023 |

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Obras
269
Also by
72
Membros
8,649
Popularidade
#2,781
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
361
ISBN
178
Línguas
11
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