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Food and culture in contemporary American fiction

Lorna Piatti-Farnell

Food and culture in contemporary American fiction

by Lorna Piatti-Farnell

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food habits in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • American fiction,
  • Food in literature,
  • Ethnicity in literature,
  • Cultural pluralism in literature,
  • Multiculturalism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-186) and index.

    StatementLorna Piatti-Farnell
    SeriesRoutledge studies in contemporary literature -- 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.F63 P53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25045904M
    ISBN 109780415884228, 9780203805077
    LC Control Number2011008079

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Food and culture in contemporary American fiction by Lorna Piatti-Farnell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Establishing an interdisciplinary connection between Food Studies and American literary scholarship, Piatti-Farnell investigates the significances of food and eating in American fiction, from to the present day.

She argues that culturally-coded representations of the culinary illuminate contemporary American anxieties about class gender, race, tradition, immigration, nationhood, and history. The study treads on new grounds since it not only provides the first comprehensive study of food and consumption in contemporary American fiction, but also aims to expose interrelated politics of consumption in a variety of authors from different ethnic, cultural, racial and social backgrounds within the United by: 8.

This is a very good book. It provides interesting insights into contemporary American fiction and proposes compelling arguments about the role of food in American society.

The resources used are thorough and the author surveys a decent number of novels. I am a food studies scholar myself and I find this book to be truly unmissable.4/5.

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