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Bite Me: Food in Popular Culture

Bite Me: Food in Popular Culture

by Fabio Parasecoli
     
 

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Bite Me considers the ways in which popular culture reveals our relationship with food and our own bodies and how these have become an arena for political and ideological battles. Drawing on an extraordinary range of material - films, books, comics, songs, music videos, websites, slang, performances, advertising and mass-produced objects-Bite Me invites the reader to

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Bite Me considers the ways in which popular culture reveals our relationship with food and our own bodies and how these have become an arena for political and ideological battles. Drawing on an extraordinary range of material - films, books, comics, songs, music videos, websites, slang, performances, advertising and mass-produced objects-Bite Me invites the reader to take a fresh look at today's products and practices to see how much food shapes our lives, perceptions and identities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845207618
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Fabio Parasecoli is President of the Association for the Study of Food and Society and teaches on food history, culture and the arts at the Città del Gusto School in Rome and at New York University. He is also a journalist for the food and wine magazine Gambero Rosso and author of Food Culture in Italy.

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