The Resource Culinary fictions : food in South Asian diasporic culture, Anita Mannur, (electronic resource)

Culinary fictions : food in South Asian diasporic culture, Anita Mannur, (electronic resource)

Label
Culinary fictions : food in South Asian diasporic culture
Title
Culinary fictions
Title remainder
food in South Asian diasporic culture
Statement of responsibility
Anita Mannur
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
For South Asians, food regularly plays a role in how issues of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and national identity are imagined as well as how notions of belonging are affirmed or resisted. Culinary Fictions provides food for thought as it considers the metaphors literature, film, and TV shows use to describe Indians abroad. When an immigrant mother in Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake combines Rice Krispies, Planters peanuts, onions, salt, lemon juice, and green chili peppers to create a dish similar to one found on Calcutta sidewalks, it evokes not only the character's
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mannur, Anita
Dewey number
  • 820.9
  • 820.9/3564
  • 820.93564
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN56.F59
LC item number
M36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food in literature
  • Food habits in literature
  • South Asians in literature
  • Cooking, Indic
  • English literature
  • English literature
Label
Culinary fictions : food in South Asian diasporic culture, Anita Mannur, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Nostalgia, domesticity and gender -- Culinary nostalgia: authenticity, nationalism and diaspora -- Feeding desire: food, domesticity and challenges to hetero- -- Patriarchy -- Palatable multiculturalisms and class critique -- Sugar and spice: sweetening the taste of alterity -- Visualizing class critique and female labor -- Theorizing fusion in America -- Eating America: culture, race and food in the social imaginary of the -- Second generation -- Easy exoticism: culinary performances of indianness -- Conclusion: room for more: multiculturalism's culinary legacies
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (274 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282423701
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)449824
  • (OCoLC)607552541
  • (SSID)ssj0000358555
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11305170
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000358555
  • (PQKBWorkID)10380930
  • (PQKB)11749026
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC449824
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15597
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000811367
Label
Culinary fictions : food in South Asian diasporic culture, Anita Mannur, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Nostalgia, domesticity and gender -- Culinary nostalgia: authenticity, nationalism and diaspora -- Feeding desire: food, domesticity and challenges to hetero- -- Patriarchy -- Palatable multiculturalisms and class critique -- Sugar and spice: sweetening the taste of alterity -- Visualizing class critique and female labor -- Theorizing fusion in America -- Eating America: culture, race and food in the social imaginary of the -- Second generation -- Easy exoticism: culinary performances of indianness -- Conclusion: room for more: multiculturalism's culinary legacies
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (274 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282423701
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)449824
  • (OCoLC)607552541
  • (SSID)ssj0000358555
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11305170
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000358555
  • (PQKBWorkID)10380930
  • (PQKB)11749026
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC449824
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15597
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000811367

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