Eating Their Words: Cannibalism and the Boundaries of Cultural Identity

Eating Their Words: Cannibalism and the Boundaries of Cultural Identity

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ISBN-13: 9780791450901
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Pages: 229
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kristen Guest is Lecturer at the University of Toronto at Scarborough.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Maggie Kilgour

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction: Cannibalism and the Boundaries of Identity
Kristen Guest

2. Food for Thought: Achilles and the Cyclops
Mark Buchan

3. Cannibalism in Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene, Ireland, and the Americas
Robert Viking O'Brien

4. Robinson Crusoe Inc(orporates): Domestic Economy, Incest, and the Trope of Cannibalism
Minaz Jooma

5. Devouring the Disinherited: Familial Cannibalism in Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer
Julia M. Wright

6. Are You Being Served? Cannibalism, Class, and Victorian Melodrama
Kristen Guest

7. From Caliban to Cronus: A Critique of Cannibalism as Metaphor for Cuban Revolutionary Culture
Santiago Colás

8. Cannibals at the Core: Juicy Rumors and the Hollow Earth Chronotope in Ian Wedde's Symmes Hole
Brian Greenspan

9. Margaret Atwood's Wilderness Tips: Apocalyptic Cannibal Fiction
Marlene Goldman

10. The Missed Encounter: Cannibalism and the Literary Critic
Geoffrey Sanborn

List of Contributors

Index

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