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The Resource Writing in the kitchen : essays on Southern literature and foodways, edited by David A. Davis and Tara Powell ; [foreword by Jessica B. Harris]

Writing in the kitchen : essays on Southern literature and foodways, edited by David A. Davis and Tara Powell ; [foreword by Jessica B. Harris]

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Writing in the kitchen : essays on Southern literature and foodways
Title
Writing in the kitchen
Title remainder
essays on Southern literature and foodways
Statement of responsibility
edited by David A. Davis and Tara Powell ; [foreword by Jessica B. Harris]
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "Scarlett O'Hara munched on a radish and vowed never to go hungry again. Vardaman Bundren ate bananas in Faulkner's Jefferson, and the Invisible Man dined on a sweet potato in Harlem. Although food and stories may be two of the most prominent cultural products associated with the South, the connections between them have not been thoroughly explored until now. Southern food has become the subject of increasingly self-conscious intellectual consideration. The Southern Foodways Alliance, the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, food-themed issues of Oxford American and Southern Cultures, and a spate of new scholarly and popular books demonstrate this interest. Writing in the Kitchen explores the relationship between food and literature and makes a major contribution to the study of both southern literature and of southern foodways and culture more widely. This collection examines food writing in a range of literary expressions, including cookbooks, agricultural journals, novels, stories, and poems. Contributors interpret how authors use food to explore the changing South, considering the ways race, ethnicity, class, gender, and region affect how and what people eat. They describe foods from specific southern places such as New Orleans and Appalachia, engage both the historical and contemporary South, and study the food traditions of ethnicities as they manifest through the written word"--
  • "Scarlett O'Hara munched on a radish and vowed never to go hungry again. Vardaman Bundren ate bananas in Faulkner's Jefferson, and the Invisible Man dined on a sweet potato in Harlem. Although food and stories may be two of the most prominent cultural products associated with the South, the connections between them have not been throughly explored until now. Southern food has become the subject of increasingly self-conscious intellectual consideration. The Southern Foodways Alliance, the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, food-themed issue of Oxford American and Southern Cultures, and a spate of new scholarly and popular books demonstrate this interest. Writing in the Kitchen explores the relationship between food and literature and makes a major contribution to the study of both southern literature and of southern foodways and culture more widely. This collection examines food writing in a range of literary expressions, including cookbooks, agricultural journals, novels, stories, and poems. Contributors interpret how authors use food to explore the changing South, considering the ways race, ethnicity, class, gender, and region affect how and what people eat. They describe foods from specific southern places such as New Orleans and Appalachia, engage both the historical and contemporary South, and study the food traditions of ethnicities as they manifest through the written word"--
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Dewey number
810.9/975
Index
index present
LC call number
PS261
LC item number
.W75 2014
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1975-
  • 1976-
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  • Davis, David A.
  • Powell, Tara
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  • American literature
  • Food in literature
  • Food
  • American literature
  • Food
  • Food in literature
  • Southern States
Label
Writing in the kitchen : essays on Southern literature and foodways, edited by David A. Davis and Tara Powell ; [foreword by Jessica B. Harris]
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Jessica B. Harris -- Reading southern food / David A. Davis and Tara Powell -- Book farming: Thomas Jefferson and the necessity of reading in the Agrarian south / David S. Shields -- Culinary conversations of the plantation south / Marcie Cohen Ferris -- Marketing the mammy: revisions of labor and middle-class identity in southern cookbooks, 1880-1930 / Sarah Walden -- The cookbook story: transitional narratives in southern foodways / Elizabeth S.D. Engelhardt -- The double bind of southern food in Willa Cather's Sapphira and the slave girl / Ann Romines -- Eating poetry in New Orleans / Ruth Salvaggio -- A matter of taste: reading food and class in Appalachian literature / Erica Abrams Locklear -- Invisible in the kitchen: racial intimacy, domestic labor, and civil rights / David A. Davis -- Eating in another woman's kitchen: reading food and class in the woman-loving fiction of Ann Allen Shockley / Psyche Williams-Forson -- Consuming memories: the embodied politics of remembering in Vietnamese American literature of the U.S. south / Lisa Hinrichsen -- The economics of eating: native recipes for survival in contemporary southern literature / Melanie Benson Taylor -- "Gnaw that bone clean": foodways in contemporary southern poetry / Tara Powell
Control code
ocn861671296
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 245 pages
Isbn
9781626742116
Lccn
2014005433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)861671296
Label
Writing in the kitchen : essays on Southern literature and foodways, edited by David A. Davis and Tara Powell ; [foreword by Jessica B. Harris]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Jessica B. Harris -- Reading southern food / David A. Davis and Tara Powell -- Book farming: Thomas Jefferson and the necessity of reading in the Agrarian south / David S. Shields -- Culinary conversations of the plantation south / Marcie Cohen Ferris -- Marketing the mammy: revisions of labor and middle-class identity in southern cookbooks, 1880-1930 / Sarah Walden -- The cookbook story: transitional narratives in southern foodways / Elizabeth S.D. Engelhardt -- The double bind of southern food in Willa Cather's Sapphira and the slave girl / Ann Romines -- Eating poetry in New Orleans / Ruth Salvaggio -- A matter of taste: reading food and class in Appalachian literature / Erica Abrams Locklear -- Invisible in the kitchen: racial intimacy, domestic labor, and civil rights / David A. Davis -- Eating in another woman's kitchen: reading food and class in the woman-loving fiction of Ann Allen Shockley / Psyche Williams-Forson -- Consuming memories: the embodied politics of remembering in Vietnamese American literature of the U.S. south / Lisa Hinrichsen -- The economics of eating: native recipes for survival in contemporary southern literature / Melanie Benson Taylor -- "Gnaw that bone clean": foodways in contemporary southern poetry / Tara Powell
Control code
ocn861671296
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 245 pages
Isbn
9781626742116
Lccn
2014005433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)861671296

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