By Jessica Kerwin Jenkins
Unique, unforeseen, and whole of attraction, the follow-up to Jessica Kerwin Jenkins’s Encyclopedia of the Exquisite provides a miscellany of enticing tales, detailing the exciting customs, traditions, and to blame pleasures pursued during the ages.
All the Time within the World takes its cue from an iconic component to medieval lifestyles, the publication of hours, which prescribed convinced readings and contemplations for sure components of the day all year long. Divided into greater than seventy-five entries, All the Time within the World is brimming with witty bons mots, attention-grabbing etymologies, and arresting anecdotes encompassing an array of cultures and eras. topics lined comprise the daylong rite of laying a royal Elizabethan tablecloth; the radicalization of sartorial stylish in Eighteen Nineties Paris; Nostradamus's trust within the aphrodisiac energy of jam; the sensuous perform of sniffing incense in fifteenth-century Japan; the yank fascination with flaming truffles; the short-lived creative self-discipline of “lumia,” or visible track; the evolution of espresso from a spiritual ritual to a forbidden have fun with the center East; Henriette d'Angeville's fearless and wine-fueled ascent of Mont Blanc; the frilly treasure hunts concocted via London's shiny younger issues; and the musical revolution often called bebop. An antidote to the modern cult of “getting issues done,” All the Time within the World revives forgotten treasures of the earlier whereas inspiring a keenness for strong dwelling within the current.
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