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Feeding Culture: The Pleasures and Perils of Appetite


Wojciech Kalaga and Tadeusz Rachwal

Contents: Tadeusz Rachwał : Food and Labour. Eating Epistemology– Liliana Barakońska: Of Foods and Books – David Schauffler: The Dialectic of Gluttony, or The Empty Stomach of Insatiable Reason – Tomasz Kalaga: Food for Thought: A Textual Feast – Leszek Drong: Flesh Made Spirit(s): Tips on How to Liquidate Oneself – Johan van Wyk: Spirits and the Discourse of Reason – Bradley Kadel: The Pub and the Irish Nation – Katarzyna Ancuta: Meat Hooks, Chain Saws and the Meataphysics of Horror – John Watters: The Manners of Mass Murder: Eating Fear – Carmen Concilio: Tran Anh Hung’s L’odeur de la papaye verte and Romesh Gunesekera’s Reef: Two Stories of Emancipation Through the Art of Cooking Between Vietnam and Sri Lanka – John Simons: Vegetarianism and Citizenship: Some Thoughts on Britain Today – Aleksandra Podgórniak: Capirotada vs. Chicken Curry: Versions of Alchemical Realism in Ethnic American Fiction – Jacek Mydla: The Meat, the Sauce, the Ceremony: Macbeth’s Film Adaptations and Symbolic Metabolism – Rafał Borysławski: Sex, Food and Magic: Digestion and Fertility in the Exeter Book Riddles – Alice Weinreb: Taste No Evil: The Dangers of the Mouth In Ancient Rome.