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Author Baron, Cynthia, author.

Title Appetites and anxieties : food, film, and the politics of representation / Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, Mark Bernard.

Publication Info. Detroit, Michigan : Wayne State University Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 334 pages) : illustrations.
Series Contemporary approaches to film and television series
Contemporary approaches to film and television series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes filmography.
Contents Introduction: the cultural and material politics of food -- Representations in film -- Foodways as an ideological approach -- Food and film industries: a filter for the food we see in films -- Foodways syntax: utopian films' use of food to create community -- Foodways structured to convey disorder and dysfunction -- When humans are the food product: an ideological look at cannibal films -- Food as threat and promise: genre and auteur analysis -- Foodways in documentary films: consumer society in a wider frame -- The politics surrounding documentaries' depiction of foodways -- Food as a window into personal and cultural politics.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Food in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
Documentary films -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Carson, Diane, author.
Bernard, Mark, author.
Other Form: Print version: Baron, Cynthia, author. Appetites and anxieties 9780814334317 (DLC) 2013018443 (OCoLC)828487100
ISBN 9780814338056 (electronic bk.)
0814338054 (electronic bk.)