CAHSS Faculty Books and Book Chapters

You Gotta Eat Somethin:  Food, Violence, and Perversity in Scorsese’s Urban Films

Title

You Gotta Eat Somethin: Food, Violence, and Perversity in Scorsese’s Urban Films

Files

Document Type

Book Chapter

Department

Department of Literature and Modern Languages

Book Title

You Are What You Eat: Literary Probes into the Palate

Description

You are What You Eat: Literary Probes into the Palate offers tantalizing essays immersed in the culture of food, expanded across genres, disciplines, and time. The entire collection of You Are What You Eat includes a diversity of approaches and foci from multicultural national and international scholars and has a broad spectrum of subjects including: feminist theory, domesticity, children, film, cultural history, patriarchal gender ideology, mothering ideology, queer theory, politics, and poetry. Essays include studies of food-related works by John Milton, Emily Dickinson, Fay Weldon, Kenneth Grahame, Roald Dahl, Shel Silverstein, J. K. Rowling, Mother Goose, John Updike, Maxine Hong Kingston, Alice Walker, Amy Tan, Louise Erdrich, Amanda Hesser, Julie Powell, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Martin Scorsese, Bob Giraldi, Clarice Lispector, José Antônio Garcia, Fran Ross, and Gish Hen. The topic addresses a range of interests appealing to diverse audiences, expanding from college students to food enthusiasts and scholars.

ISBN

9781847184924

Publication Date

2008

Publisher

Cambridge Scholars Publishing

City

Cambridge

First Page

1

Last Page

440

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Film and Media Studies