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The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food

Edited by: Lorna Piatti-Farnell , Donna Lee Brien

Print publication date:  March  2018
Online publication date:  April  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138048430
eBook ISBN: 9781351216029
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781351216029
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Book description

The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food explores the relationship between food and literature in transnational contexts, serving as both an introduction and a guide to the field in terms of defining characteristics and development. Balancing a wide-reaching view of the long histories and preoccupations of literary food studies, with attentiveness to recent developments and shifts, the volume illuminates the aesthetic, cultural, political, and intellectual diversity of the representation of food and eating in literature.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  “New Motions of the Flesh” Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Wine Poems Download PDF
Chapter  3:  “Jaded Appetite” and “Perverted Taste” Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Ravenous Fantasies and Revolting Dinners Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Dinner for Two Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Food, Duty, and Desire in the Women’s Novel in the 1960s Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Women Who Don’t Eat in Modern Japanese Literature Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Disordered Eating Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Taste of Desire, The Trauma of Hunger Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Tintin and the Secrets of Food Download PDF
Chapter  11:  “101 in the Shade” Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The Devil at Work? Download PDF
Chapter  13:  “The Uncultivated Taste” Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Kiwi Cuisine Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Remembrance of Freedoms Past Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Eating to Become Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Transforming Hunger into Power Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Caribbean Cravings Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Taste Between the Lines Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Food in the Singaporean Graphic Memoir Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Food Metaphors in Parsi Fiction Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Alternative Nostalgia Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Classical Food and Literature from Archaic Greece to the Early Roman Empire Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Viands of the Divine Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Food Culture and Food Imagery in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales  Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Feasts and Feasting in the Fourteenth Century Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Meat Constructs Download PDF
Chapter  28:  “The Elegancies of the Breakfast-Table” Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Fears of Consumption and Being Consumed Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Would You Like a Cup of Tea? Download PDF
Chapter  31:  From Imperial Pineapples to Stalinist Sausage Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The Food Trope in Literature, Poetry, and Songs from the Irish Tradition Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Alimentary Monstrosities Download PDF
Chapter  34:  The Bible and Food Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Food for Survival Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Lipped Words to Chew Upon Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Dinner Theatre/Dinner Theatricality Download PDF
Chapter  38:  M.F.K. Fisher’s Culinary Memoirs Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Man-Eaters Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Eating to Live, Living to Tell Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Eat, Live, Remember Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Food, Memory, and Ethics in Graphic Narratives Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Reading the Food Blog as a “Culinary Autobiography” Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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