Monthly Archives: January 2007

Hannah Glasse: The First Domestic Goddess

On Wednesday 31 January the documentary "Hannah Glasse: The First Domestic Goddess" was shown on BBC 2. Hannah Glasse (1708-1770) was the author of The Art of Cookery (1747), a cookery book which was reprinted 33 times within 50 years and which was the best-selling cookery book of the 18th century. Glasse’s cookery book included the first curry recipe published in Britain!For those of you who missed the documentary, have a look at the following website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/documentaries/features/hannah-glasse.shtml. If you have access to ECCO you can even have a look at this popular 18th century cookery book yourself.

 

Bibliographic research on the eighteenth-century grammatical tradition

María Rodríguez-Gil and Nuria Yáñez-Bouza  are currently carrying out bibliographic research on the eighteenth-century grammatical tradition and they would like to request your collaboration. They have prepared a brief questionnaire, where you will find more information about our study. They would be very grateful if you could take some time to complete it and would return it to them by email.  Download file