ISBN-10:
0521604559
ISBN-13:
9780521604550
Pub. Date:
01/27/2005
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Food, Consumption and the Body in Contemporary Women's Fiction

Food, Consumption and the Body in Contemporary Women's Fiction

by Sarah Sceats

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ISBN-13: 9780521604550
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/27/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The food of love: mothering, feeding, eating and desire; 2. Cannibalism and Carter: fantasies of omnipotence; 3. Eating, starving and the body: Doris Lessing and others; 4. Sharp appetites: Margaret Atwood's consuming politics; 5. Food and manners: Roberts and Ellis; 6. Social eating: identity, communion and difference; Conclusion.

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