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232 Pages | 6 black-and-white halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190673123


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Modern Food and Racial Fictions

Catherine Keyser

  • First exploration of the American construction of the body, nutrition, the nation, and racial classification in US literature in the 1920s and 1930s
  • Uncovers surprising connections between canonical literary texts and modern food systems
  • Explores the evocative role of pleasure in the political and aesthetic projects at the intersections of modern food and modern literature
  • Includes archival material from Jean Toomer's memoir and George Schuyler's family account of daughter Philippa's raw foods diet
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