How What You Eat Defines Who You are: The Food Theme in Four American Writers

How What You Eat Defines Who You are: The Food Theme in Four American Writers

By: Ya-Hui Irenna Chang (author)Hardback

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Foreword by Dr. Wendell Aycock; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Food Consumption and the Troubled Self in Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior, Alice Walker's The Color Purple, Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, and Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine; 2. Consuming the Beloved and Being Transformed: Love Triangles in Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine and Alice Walker's The Color Purple; 3. Taste and Collective Identity in Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior and Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club; 4. Food, Domestic Space, and Gender Identity in Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple and Wayne Wang's The Joy Luck Club; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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  • publication date: 01/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780773449060
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9780773449060
  • ISBN10: 077344906X

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