'Shaken, not stirred'---this is James Bond's preferred way to drink a martini. The familiar, oft-repeated phrase tells us many things about Ian Fleming's hero--some obvious, some obscure. For instance, Bond's choice of drink reveals that he noy only enjoys strong alcohol, but the sort consumed in high society. The martini connotes the glamour, sophistication, and wealth of the fashionable and privileged. Bond's partiality for this drink, and indeed his strcit instructions concerning its preparation, suggest that he is no slouch when it comes to fashion...
|Title of host publication||James Bond and Philosophy|
|Subtitle of host publication||Questions Are Forever|
|Editors||Jacob M Held, James B South|
|Place of Publication||Chicago|
|Publisher||Open Court Publishing|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|