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Global appetites : American power and the literature of food

Author: Allison Carruth
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This literary study explores how agribusiness, industrial agriculture, and countercultural food movements underpin modern American conceptions of global power"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Willa Cather; Toni Morrison; Ruth L Ozeki; Willa Cather; Willa Cather; Toni Morrison; Ruth L Ozeki; Willa Cather; Ruth L Ozeki
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allison Carruth
ISBN: 9781107032828 1107032822
OCLC Number: 807768721
Description: xiii, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: the power of food --
2. Rural modernity: Willa Cather and the rise of agribusiness --
3. 'Luxury feeding' and war rations: food writing at midcentury --
4. Supermarkets and exotic foods: Toni Morrison's 'chocolate eater' --
5. Postindustrial pastoral: Ruth Ozeki and the new muckrakers --
6. Conclusion: food writing in the age of information.
Responsibility: Allison Carruth, University of California, Los Angeles.

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