You Gotta Eat Somethin: Food, Violence, and Perversity in Scorsese’s Urban Films
Department of Literature and Modern Languages
You Are What You Eat: Literary Probes into the Palate
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, JosÃ© AntÃ´nio 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.
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Film and Media Studies
Santos, Marlisa, "You Gotta Eat Somethin: Food, Violence, and Perversity in Scorsese’s Urban Films" (2008). CAHSS Faculty Books and Book Chapters. 79.