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Shakespeare and Food

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One of the recurring elements in William Shakespeare’s plays is food. You probably know the famous line from Twelfth Night: “If music be the food of love, play on.”  It begins the play. But Shakespeare goes beyond that, frequently using food as a metaphor for his world and his characters.  Much of what he alludes to still lives with us.

Aired: 12/02/13

Rating: NR

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