Tasting difference : food, race, and cultural encounters in early modern literature / Gitanjali G. Shahani.

By: Shahani, Gitanjali [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 1 online resource (xii, 203 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781501748721; 1501748726; 9781501748714; 1501748718Subject(s): Food in literature | Food habits in literature | Race in literature | Race relations in literature | Cultural relations in literature | Colonies in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tasting differenceDDC classification: 820.9/356409031 LOC classification: PR428.F66 | S53 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Spices : "the spicèd Indian air" in Shakespeare's England -- Sugar : "so sweet was ne'er so fatal" -- Coffee : eating Othello, drinking coffee -- Bizarre foods : food, filth, and the foreign in the culinary contact zone -- Cannibal foods : "powdered wife" and other tales of English cannibalism.
Summary: "Examines the colonial histories of everyday foods like sugar, spices, and coffee, arguing that that it is in the writing on food and eating that we see among the earliest configurations of racial difference"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Spices : "the spicèd Indian air" in Shakespeare's England -- Sugar : "so sweet was ne'er so fatal" -- Coffee : eating Othello, drinking coffee -- Bizarre foods : food, filth, and the foreign in the culinary contact zone -- Cannibal foods : "powdered wife" and other tales of English cannibalism.

"Examines the colonial histories of everyday foods like sugar, spices, and coffee, arguing that that it is in the writing on food and eating that we see among the earliest configurations of racial difference"-- Provided by publisher.

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Gitanjali Shahani is Professor of English at San Francisco State University. She has been published in numerous journals, including, Shakespeare , Shakespeare Studies , and The Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies , and is editor of, Emissaries in Early Modern Literature & Culture and Food and Literature.

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