[Sca-cooks] New Menagier was Forthcoming titles Fall 2008 LONG
johnnae at mac.com
Tue Oct 14 13:29:46 PDT 2008
I can't tell from the descriptions either and I also am wondering which
or manuscripts they are using. I have the Brereton and Pichon editions
The latter is two volumes. Are they using those books or the manuscripts
or a combination?
We may have to wait until an edition actually appears before we can tell
Sandra Kisner wrote:
>> *The Good Wife's Guide (Le Menagier De Paris): A Medieval Household Book
>> (Hardcover) *
>> by Donald Phillip Verene (Editor), Gina L. Greco (Translator) 408 pages.
>> **Cornell University Press (Feb 2009) *ISBN-10:* 0801447380. *ISBN-13:*
>> paperback and hardcover
> This one intrigues me. The website emphasizes that this is the first
> *complete* English translation. I know of Eileen Powers' translation,
> and know there's been another (I forget the author's name), but wasn't
> aware that neither was complete. Does anyone know what might have
> been left out? If it isn't cooking-related, it might be a "take it
> from the library" book rather than a "buy my own copy" book.
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