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Leonard Barkan

November 1, 2021

Sometimes an apple in a painting is just an apple. On this episode of Inquiry, we speak with LEONARD BARKAN. He is the Class of 1943 University Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University. His new book is THE HUNGRY EYE: EATING, DRINKING, AND EUROPEAN CULTURE FROM ROME TO THE RENAISSANCE.  Tune in and find out what “reading for the food” means, and what’s for dinner at the Last Supper.