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LITP0299

Literary Feasts

Literary Feasts: Representations of Food in Modern Narrative (in English)
This course will consider food and eating practices within specific cultural and historical contexts. We will analyze realistic, symbolic, religious, erotic, and political functions surrounding the preparation and consumption of food. Readings will be drawn from several national traditions, with a focus on Europe. Authors will include, among others, I. Dinesen, L. Esquivel, J. Harris, E. Hemingway, T. Lampedusa, P. Levi, C. Petrini, M. Pollan, E. Vittorini, and B. Yoshimoto. Viewing of several films where food and eating play an important role will supplement class discussion. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Subject:
Literature Program
Department:
Literature Program
Division:
Literature
Requirements Fulfilled:
EUR LIT
Equivalent Courses:
CMLT0299
ITAL0299 *

Sections

Spring 2011

LITP0299A-S11 Lecture (Carletti)
LITP0299Z-S11 Screening (Carletti)

Spring 2009

LITP0299A-S09 Lecture (Carletti)

Spring 2008

LITP0299A-S08 Lecture (Carletti)

Spring 2007

LITP0299A-S07 Lecture

Spring 2006

LITP0299A-S06 Lecture (Carletti)