Tag: negus

Food in Jane Austen and Charles Dickens

As we’ve seen in both Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol, food plays an important role in Dickens’ novels. But these are not the first appearances of gruel and negus in literature. In fact, earlier in the nineteenth century, Jane Austen utilized the dishes to show character development and social convention…

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