Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Proust EffectThe Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Cretien van Campen

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199685875

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685875.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 26 March 2019

The power of fragrances

The power of fragrances

Smell memories in literary fiction and culinaria

Chapter:
(p.19) 3 The power of fragrances
Source:
The Proust Effect
Author(s):

Cretien Van Campen

Julian Ross

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685875.003.0003

Before Proust, descriptions of smell memories had already figured in French literature since the beginning of the nineteenth century, for example in the works of Charles Baudelaire, George Sand, Gustave Flaubert, and still figures in contemporary fiction works such as Perfume by Patrick Süskind. Inspired by the power of smell memories in the literary genre, contemporary visual artists began designing and constructing installations, which allow visitors to experience at their leisure taste and olfactory stimuli that have the power to activate sense memories.

Keywords:   French nineteenth-century poetry, fiction and philosophy, olfactory art, culinary art

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .