Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

Anyone who has read "To the lighthouse" Virginia Woolf, almost tasted the famous beef stew Mrs. Ramsay, the same as all the fans of the books about Harry Potter wanted to try the legendary butterbeer. Food in books at times evokes genuine emotion, and is strongly associated with the characters of these stories. This assumption is based series of photographer Charles Roux "Fictitious feasts" (Fictitious Feasts) about cooking and dishes, described in the works of the world classical literature.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"To the lighthouse" Virginia Woolf.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"Love in the time of cholera," by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"Moby dick or the White whale", Herman Melville.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

Ulysses, James Joyce.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"Jane Eyre", Charlotte Brontë.

Charles studied photography in Paris, when he discovered own extraordinary attachment to the painting of still lifes. They gave him the idea that food has a strong metaphors.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

Les Miserables, Victor Hugo.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"Goldilocks and the three bears", the Brothers Grimm.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka.

When Ru began work on the series, the first he came up with a description of the food from the novel of Marcel Proust's "In search of lost time" and the mad tea party from "Alice in Wonderland".

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"In search of lost time", Marcel Proust.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"Alice in Wonderland", Lewis Carroll.

Charles Roux cooking itself, which he filmed, was an important process. The creation of each photo started out not thinking of composition, and memories which described the author as was the dish that was around. All the props for shooting, the photographer gathered itself — looking in antique shops and second-hand.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"The Adventures Of Oliver Twist" By Charles Dickens.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"Catcher in the rye", Jerome David Salinger.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"End game" by Samuel Beckett.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

Little Red Riding Hood, Charles Perrault.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

Carrie, Stephen King.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"The Chronicles Of Narnia. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe," the Clive staples Lewis.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"Pippi Longstocking", Astrid Lindgren.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"The ingenious Hidalgo don Quixote of La Mancha", by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.

Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary works

"Doughnut," by guy de Maupassant.

Keywords: Photography | Books | Literature | Photo | Food photo | Food and drink | Still life | Feast

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