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Eat, Kill, … Love? Courtship, Cannibalism, and Consumption in Hannibal

What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the preface to their seminal volume Foodways and Eating Habits (1983), Michael Owen Jones, Bruce B. Giuliano, and Roberta Krell stress that food and the rituals of eating reflect the “perceptions of the natural and social environment...

Introduction

Ken Albala

Ken Albala is Professor of History at the University of the Pacific and chair of the Food Studies MA program in San Francisco. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lisa Cooperman

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Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The most familiar and enduring example comparing architecture and cuisine hails from the nineteenth century and the magnificent edible fantasies of Marie-Antonin Carême, king of chefs and chef of kings. Carême is credited with having said...

Coprophagia as Class and Consumerism in the Human Centipede Films

What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Along with its two sequels, the 2009 Tom Six film The Human Centipede (First Sequence) has gained widespread notoriety as a viscerally repulsive film of the body-horror subgenre. It has even been widely parodied, from the 2011 South Park...

Introduction: Materialities and Metaphors of Dirt and Cleanliness

Ben Campkin

Ben Campkin is Lecturer in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. With Paul Dobraszczyk he is co-editor of 'Architecture and Dirt', a special issue of the Journal of Architecture (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rosie Cox

Rosie Cox is Senior Lecturer in London Studies at Birkbeck, University of London She is the author of The Servant Problem: Paid Domestic Work in a Global Economy (I.B. Tauris, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...All of us conceive of ‘dirt’, and attempt to avoid or eliminate it on a daily basis. The word has a broad range of associations, yet we seldom question what precisely we mean by it, or why exactly dirt needs to be cleaned. Materially...

Gourmet

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Originally referring to the refined taste of French wine brokers and later extended to other aspects of haute cuisine, the word “gourmet” often now has a somewhat pejorative connotation, denoting a snobbish obsession with French cuisine...

The Success of a Metaphor

Luca Vercelloni

Luca Vercelloni is the CEO and Founder of Brandvoyant, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Invention of Taste : A Cultural Account of Desire, Delight and Disgust in Fashion, Food and Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The figurative use of the term “taste” to refer to the human faculty for discerning between what is beautiful and what is ugly is a relatively recent cultural acquisition. It implies being in possession of measure, refinement and skill (in...

Celebrity Chefs

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Cooking © Angela Meah. Celebrity chefs are reported to “have attained pop star status on a par with Hollywood actors, and their numbers are growing at the same...

Work

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In much of the recent food studies literature an emphasis on identity, meaning, and consumption has led to a comparative neglect of the sheer hard work involved in growing, making, selling, and preparing food. While there are some excellent...

Bring Home the Dead: Purity and Filth in Contemporary Funeral Homes

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...In 2001, television viewers from around the world were welcomed into the home of Nathaniel and Ruth Fisher, a fictitious North American family who owned and operated Fisher & Sons Funeral Home, located in present day Los Angeles...
...Rampaging through the kitchen—terrorizing staff as he tosses about pots, pans, and whatever else comes in his way as he searches for the trysting spot of his wife Georgina (Helen Mirren) and her bookish lover Michael (Alan Howard)—Albert...