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Inspector Montalbano a tavola: Food in Andrea Camilleri’s police fiction

Elgin K. Eckert

Elgin K. Eckert is Assistant Professor for Italian and Cultural Studies at The Umbra Institute, Italy Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Representing Italy Through Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... Mondadori, 1998). All translations, unless otherwise noted, are by Elgin K. Eckert. On those rare occasions in which he oversleeps or is sick, his housekeeper Adelina prepares the morning coffee and brings it to him while he is still...

Afterword: Italy represented

Peter Naccarato

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Peter Naccarato is Professor of English and Chair of the Humanities Division at Marymount Manhattan College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zachary Nowak

Zachary Nowak (translator and editor) is pursuing his doctorate in American Studies at Harvard University, USA. He is also the Associate Director for the Food Studies Program at the Umbra Institute, in Perugia, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Elgin Eckert

Representing Italy Through Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... advertising. And while Peter Naccarato extends this investigation to the problematics of gender in mobster films, Zachary Nowak and Elgin Eckert link gender with sexuality in their exploration of the preparation and consumption of food...

In cibo veritas: Food preparation and consumption in Özpetek’s “queer” films

Elgin K. Eckert

Elgin K. Eckert is Assistant Professor for Italian and Cultural Studies at The Umbra Institute, Italy Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zachary Nowak

Zachary Nowak (translator and editor) is pursuing his doctorate in American Studies at Harvard University, USA. He is also the Associate Director for the Food Studies Program at the Umbra Institute, in Perugia, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Food, as part of every person’s everyday life, is an ideal bearer of meaning; throughout cinematic history directors have used the semiotic flexibility of food to encode ambiguous meanings. The same food in different scenes and contexts...

Clara Sereni’s Casalinghitudine: Recipes for political history

Representing Italy Through Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Casalinghitudine is Clara Serini’s second novel, which she wrote thirteen years after writing Sigma Epsilon. Clara Sereni, Sigma Epsilon (Venice: Marsilio Editore, 1974). Clara Sereni, Casalinghitudine (Turin: Giulio Einaudi...

Producing consumers: Gendering Italy through food advertisements

Representing Italy Through Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction Italian women historically manifested their power in the family through food. Carole Counihan notes that Italian women traditionally “attained and manifested” identity through...

Italianità in America: The cultural politics of representing “authentic” Italian cuisine in the U.S.

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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...This chapter does not recount the story of Italian immigrants and Italian-American cuisine which has been well traversed by historians such as Hasia Diner, Donna Gabbaccia, Joel Denker, and others; rather, it examines the changing ways...
...This chapter analyzes several advertising campaigns launched by the Barilla Company in Italy between the early 1950s and the end of the 1960s. The copyright for all the images published in this article (which belong...

Semiotics of sauce: Representing Italian/American identity through pasta sauces

Representing Italy Through Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Perhaps the most pervasive myth of Italian cuisine is the identification of spaghetti and tomato sauce as the national dish. As has been well established by food scholars, the now ubiquitous sauce was not a regular feature on Italian tables...
...Introduction: Leggo’s is Italian … isn’t it? Leggo’s is a popular Australian range of foodstuffs. The brand’s flagship product is tomato paste but it is also used...

And at last, the farmers win

Massimo Montanari

Massimo Montanari is Professor of Medieval History and Food History at the University of Bologna, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Italian identity has been built—and imagined—over the centuries, starting with the cities. It was the cities that have been the distinctive element in the history of the country, in the political, economic, and cultural dimensions. Italy...