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Slice of Life: Contemporary Writers on Food
Bonnie Marranca (ed); Betty Fussell (in). A collection of contemporary food writing that examines the link between nourishment, lit., & society. Here are some of the world’s most accomplished writers, many of whom -- like Julia Child, Marcella Hazan, Nigella Lawson, & Anthony Bourdain -- are known for their alimentary musings, while others, like Roland Barthes, Wendell Berry, & Susan Sontag are better known for their writings in other genres. All speak eloquently on the nature of food, lang., & the adapt’y. of social customs. Chapters: descr. of actual meals, autobio. memories, the cultural spectacle of eating, the concept of want, the celebration of good food, & the philosophical, spiritual, & the ethical aspects of food. “Shows how the consumption of food takes on larger social significance.”
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