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Bite me : food in popular culture

Author: Fabio Parasecoli
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2008.
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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  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parasecoli, Fabio.
Bite me.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2008
(OCoLC)653054957
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fabio Parasecoli
ISBN: 9781845207625 1845207629 9781845207618 1845207610
OCLC Number: 213400517
Description: viii, 168 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Pop culture drama : food and body politics --
Hungry memories : food, the brain, and the consuming self --
Of breasts and beasts : vampires and other voracious monsters --
Tasty utopias : food and politics in science fiction novels --
Quilting the empty body : food and dieting --
Jam, juice, and strange fruits : edible black bodies --
Tourism and taste : exploring identities.
Responsibility: Fabio Parasecoli.
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Food is not only something we eat, it is something we use to define ourselves. This title considers the ways in which popular culture reveals our relationship with food and our own bodies and how  Read more...

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In Bite Me, Fabio Parasecoli gives us a riveting tour of the role of food in popular culture. Parasecoli takes a fresh and wonderfully analytical look at the deeper societal meanings of such matters Read more...

 
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