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By Diane Carson,Cynthia Baron,Mark Bernard

ISBN-10: 0814334318

ISBN-13: 9780814334317

Cinema is a mosaic of memorable nutrients scenes. Detectives drink on my own. Gangsters speak with their mouths complete. households around the globe argue at dinner. foodstuff documentaries problem renowned consumption-centered visions. In Appetites and Anxieties: nutrition, movie, and the Politics of illustration, authors Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, and Mark Bernard use a foodways paradigm, drawn from the fields of folklore and cultural anthropology, to light up film's cultural and fabric politics. In how movies do and don't signify nutrients procurement, training, presentation, intake, clean-up, and disposal, the authors carry the pleasures, hazards, and implications of intake to heart stage.

In 9 chapters, Baron, Carson, and Bernard ponder nutrition in fiction motion pictures and documentaries-from either American and overseas cinema. the 1st bankruptcy examines movie perform from the foodways point of view, offering a origin for the gathering of case stories that stick to. bankruptcy 2 takes a political economic system technique because it examines the foodstuff and the movie industry's rules that make sure representations of nutrition in movie. In bankruptcy three, the authors discover nutrition and meals interactions as a method for growing group in Bagdad Café, whereas in bankruptcy four they take a detailed examine 301/302, in which meals is used to mount social critique. bankruptcy five specializes in cannibal motion pictures, exhibiting how the foodways paradigm unlocks the consequences of flicks that dramatize one among society's maximum meals taboos. In bankruptcy 6, the authors reveal ways in which insights generated by way of the foodways lens can improve style and auteur reviews. bankruptcy 7 considers documentaries approximately meals and water assets, whereas bankruptcy eight examines nutrition documentaries that slip throughout the cracks of movie censorship by way of going into exhibition with out an MPAA ranking. ultimately, in bankruptcy nine, the authors research motion pictures from a number of nationwide cinemas to discover the intersection of meals, gender, and ethnicity.

4 appendices supply insights from a nutrition stylist, a specific filmography of fiction motion pictures and a filmography of documentaries that function foodways parts, and an inventory of chosen works in meals and cultural studies.

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