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Additional Resources for Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses by Isabel Allende

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Further Reading

Ackerman, Diane, A Natural History of the Senses, Vintage Books, 1991.

Ackerman tours history to point out the role the senses
have played in historical events. She reports on the
curious habits and sensuous delights enjoyed by famous
people like Marc Antony and Cleopatra.


Allende, Isabel, Infinite Plan: A Novel, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden, Harperperennial Library, 1994.

Allende's first American novel, Infinite Plan records
the saga of Gregory Reeves. Set in post-WWII America,
Gregory has devised a philosophy of life, an
infinite plan, and attempts to gain adherents. Then
reality begins and Gregory survives law school, Vietnam,
two marriages, and the loss of a great sum
of money.





Suleri, Sara, Meatless Days, University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Another work about the partition of India that also
deals with the centrality of the senses and food.
Suleri's novel takes place in Pakistan and focuses on a
girl coming of age and...


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