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Isabelle de Solier

Isabelle de Solier is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Victoria University, Australia. She has published on food in the European Journal of Cultural Studies, Continuum, and the edited collection Exposing Lifestyle Television, and is the editor of Food Cultures, a special issue of Cultural Studies Review. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and the Self : Materializing Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...We live in a world full of material things, from mobile phones and computers to homes and cars, clothes and food. This material world is intricately intertwined with our social world, with how we form our individual selves and our...
...There is a long history of celebrity chefs dating back to the nineteenth century. However, the contemporary celebrity chef is a result of the increased popularity of television food programming, the expansion of cable and satellite channels...

“You Are What Others Think You Eat”: Food, Identity, and Subjectivity in Zombie Protagonist Narratives

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Few figures have evolved to meet the American appetite for monsters like the zombies that shuffle across the cultural landscape. While the shambling undead might seem to be one-dimensional, there is far more depth to them than first meets...

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...

“The red gums were their own”: Food, Flesh, and the Female in Beloved

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...It took more than a decade for Beloved, Toni Morrison’s 1987 novel of a former slave haunted by the child she killed, to be adapted for the screen. Thematically rich, the film explores complex issues of race, gender, sex, and motherhood....

Cooking, Eating, Uploading: Digital Food Cultures

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction In the increasingly digitized societies of the Global North, food and eating practices are documented and portrayed in a multitude of ways. Digital technologies like search engines facilitate finding information about food...

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Cynthia J. Miller

Cynthia J. Miller is a Scholar-in-Residence at Emerson College, USA, and a cultural anthropologist specializing in popular culture and visual media. She serves on the board of the National Popular Culture/American Culture Association, and is Treasurer and Governing Board member of the International Association for Media and History, as well as Director of Communication for the Center for the Study of Film and History. She also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Popular Television. She is the winner of the James Welsh Prize for lifetime achievement in adaptation studies and the Peter C. Rollins prize for a book-length work in popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A. Bowdoin Van Riper

A. Bowdoin Van Riper is a historian who specializes in depictions of science and technology in popular culture. He is Web Coordinator for the Center for the Study of Film and History and an archivist for the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. Van Riper’s publications include Imagining Flight: Aviation in Popular Culture (2003), and A Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and Television (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Old adages tell us that we are what we eat or, more broadly, divide us into two categories: those who live to eat, and those who eat to live. Food creates and binds our relationships with others, even as it sustains our bodies. Preferences...

Packaging

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Packaging © Angela Meah. Food packages are literally to be found everywhere, in supermarkets and convenience stores, in restaurants, in workplaces, and in the homes...

Sex

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The conflation of food and sex has increasingly figured as a dynamic within contemporary food media. Exploring this hyphenation within popular culture, Elspeth Probyn indicates that there is a sense that “sex on its own is no longer...

Advertising

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Advertising © Angela Meah. Advertising as a business practice is crucial to the modern industrial world. While...