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Appetites

Appetites
Food and Sex in Post-Socialist China

by Judith Farquhar

  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 2002-04-05
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN : 0822383454
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Judith Farquhar’s innovative study of medicine and popular culture in modern China reveals the thoroughly political and historical character of pleasure. Ranging over a variety of cultural terrains--fiction, medical texts, film and television, journalism, and observations of clinics and urban daily life in Beijing—Appetites challenges the assumption that the mundane enjoyments of bodily life are natural and unvarying. Farquhar analyzes modern Chinese reflections on embodied existence to show how contemporary appetites are grounded in history. From eating well in improving economic times to memories of the late 1950s famine, from the flavors of traditional Chinese medicine to modernity’s private sexual passions, this book argues that embodiment in all its forms must be invented and sustained in public reflections about personal and national life. As much at home in science studies and social theory as in the details of life in Beijing, this account uses anthropology, cultural studies, and literary criticism to read contemporary Chinese life in a materialist and reflexive mode. For both Maoist and market reform periods, this is a story of high culture in appetites, desire in collective life, and politics in the body and its dispositions.

Feeding Your Appetites

Feeding Your Appetites
Take Control of What's Controlling You

by Stephen Arterburn,Debra Cherry

  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release : 2007-11-04
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1418537373
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Our appetites are like fire! They can fill our lives with warmth, or they can become an uncontrolled inferno that is capable of destroying a career, a marriage, a soul. If you've ever struggled with cravings, whether for chocolate, shopping, alcohol, sex, cars, work, or power, you know how it works. Best-selling author Stephen Arterburn and Dr. Debra Cherry reach below the surface of such harmful behaviors to address the underlying needs that drive us all, and how those hungers can bring us fulfillment, not frustration. Discover the original and very good purpose for your appetites Develop useful strategies for managing your misdirected cravings Understand the connections between appetites, addictions, and sin Expose phony and inadequate sources of satisfaction Avoid the trap of "spiritual anorexia," which numbs you to what you really need Maybe you haven't given much thought to what drives your life. Here's your chance to consider all your appetites in a new light, and to bring under control the ones that are keeping you from the life you long to live.

Appetites

Appetites
Why Women Want

by Caroline Knapp

  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Release : 2004-03-24
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1582436959
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In Appetites, Caroline Knapp confronts Freud's famous question, "What do women want?" and boldly reframes it, asking instead: How does a woman know, and then honor, what it is she wants in a culture bent on shaping, defining, and controlling her desires? Knapp, bestselling author of Drinking: A Love Story and Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs, has turned her brilliant eye towards how a woman's appetite—for food, love, work, and pleasure—has become a battlefield. She uses her own experiences with anorexia as a powerful exploration of what can happen when we are divorced from our most basic hungers—and offers her own success as testament to the joy of saying "I want." Provocative, important, and deeply familiar, Appetites beautifully—and urgently—challenges all women to learn what it is to feed both the body and the soul.

Anxious Appetites

Anxious Appetites
Food and Consumer Culture

by Peter Jackson

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2015-09-24
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1472588150
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Despite government claims that food is safer and more readily available today than ever before, recent survey evidence demonstrates high levels of food-related anxiety among Western consumers. While chronic hunger and malnutrition are relatively rare in the West, food scares relating to individual products, concerns about global food security and other expressions of consumer anxiety about food remain widespread. Anxious Appetites explores the causes of these present-day anxieties. Looking at fears over provenance and regulation in a world of lengthening supply chains and greater concentration of corporate power, Peter Jackson investigates how anxieties about food circulate and how they act as a channel for broader social issues. Drawing on case studies such as the 2013 horsemeat scandal and fears about the contamination of infant formula in China in 2008, he examines how and why these concerns emerge. Comparing survey results with ethnographic observation of consumer practice, he explores the gap between official advice about food safety and people's everyday experience of food, including a critique of ideological notions of 'consumer choice'. A captivating, timely book which presents a new theory of social anxiety.

Appetites: Are You Driving or Driven?

Appetites: Are You Driving or Driven?
Don't Get Left Behind

by Don Robbins

  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release : 2005-04-25
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN : 9781463475390
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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After meeting Jesus, Paul, once the world-class advocate of the disciplined life, told everyone he met that Jesus, by taking not just our sins but the appetites that cause sins to the cross, became the Truth that set us free from that way of life (Gal 2:20 & 5:24). Illuminated by inspiring analogies, this book describes how you can get everything Jesus purchased for you: freedom from not just the penalty but freedom from the power of sin. As Chaplin Bill says, this book reveals that true freedom from the cycle of self indulgent appetites comes only through Christ, and not our own self discipline. Instead of impassioned reminders of your duties, this book speaks joy to your emotions.

Carnal Appetites

Carnal Appetites
FoodSexIdentities

by Elspeth Probyn

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2003-09-02
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1134595530
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In Carnal Appetites, Elspeth Probyn charts the explosion of interest in food - from the cults that spring up around celebrity chefs, to our love/hate relationship with fast food, our fetishization of food and sex, and the impact of our modes of consumption on our identities. 'You are what you eat' the saying goes, but is the tenet truer than ever? As the range of food options proliferates in the West, our food choices become inextricably linked with our lives and lifestyles. Probyn also tackles issues that trouble society, asking questions about the nature of appetite, desire, greed and pleasure, and shedding light on subjects including: fast food, vegetarianism, food sex, cannibalism, forced feeding, and fat politics.

Times and Appetites of Toulouse-Lautrec

Times and Appetites of Toulouse-Lautrec
A Book

by Jeff Wanshel

  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release : 1986
  • Pages : 115
  • ISBN : 9780822211532
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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THE STORY: As the play begins, the young Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is already in rebellion against the constraints of his noble breeding and background, and determined to become an artist. Heading for Paris, he takes up residence in a bordello (muc

Savage Appetites

Savage Appetites
True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession

by Rachel Monroe

  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release : 2020-07-07
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1501188895
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A “necessary and brilliant” (NPR) exploration of our cultural fascination with true crime told through four “enthralling” (The New York Times Book Review) narratives of obsession. In Savage Appetites, Rachel Monroe links four criminal roles—Detective, Victim, Defender, and Killer—to four true stories about women driven by obsession. From a frustrated and brilliant heiress crafting crime-scene dollhouses to a young woman who became part of a Manson victim’s family, from a landscape architect in love with a convicted murderer to a Columbine fangirl who planned her own mass shooting, these women are alternately mesmerizing, horrifying, and sympathetic. A revealing study of women’s complicated relationship with true crime and the fear and desire it can inspire, together these stories provide a window into why many women are drawn to crime narratives—even as they also recoil from them. Monroe uses these four cases to trace the history of American crime through the growth of forensic science, the evolving role of victims, the Satanic Panic, the rise of online detectives, and the long shadow of the Columbine shooting. Combining personal narrative, reportage, and a sociological examination of violence and media in the 20th and 21st centuries, Savage Appetites is a “corrective to the genre it interrogates” (The New Statesman), scrupulously exploring empathy, justice, and the persistent appeal of crime.

Global Appetites

Global Appetites
American Power and the Literature of Food

by Allison Carruth

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 2013-05-31
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN : 1107032822
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This literary study explores how agribusiness, industrial agriculture and countercultural food movements underpin modern American conceptions of global power.

American Appetites

American Appetites
A Documentary Reader

by Jennifer Jensen Wallach,Lindsey R. Swindall

  • Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
  • Release : 2014-11
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN : 155728668X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The stories captured in this compelling new collection reveal that US history cannot be understood apart from our relationship to food. Beginning with Native American folktales that document foundational food habits and ending with contemporary discussions about how to obtain adequate, healthful, and ethical nutrition, this volume shows that the quest for food has always been about more than physical nourishment, demonstrating how changing attitudes about issues ranging from patriotism and gender to technology and race all affect how we set our table and satisfy our appetites.

Violent Appetites

Violent Appetites
Hunger in the Early Northeast

by Carla Cevasco

  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 2022-04-12
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0300265042
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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How hunger shaped both colonialism and Native resistance in Early America “In this bold and original study, Cevasco punctures the myth of colonial America as a land of plenty. This is a book about the past with lessons for our time of food insecurity.”—Peter C. Mancall, author of The Trials of Thomas Morton Carla Cevasco reveals the disgusting, violent history of hunger in the context of the colonial invasion of early northeastern North America. Locked in constant violence throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Native Americans and English and French colonists faced the pain of hunger, the fear of encounters with taboo foods, and the struggle for resources. Their mealtime encounters with rotten meat, foraged plants, and even human flesh would transform the meanings of hunger across cultures. By foregrounding hunger and its effects in the early American world, Cevasco emphasizes the fragility of the colonial project, and the strategies of resilience that Native peoples used to endure both scarcity and the colonial invasion. In doing so, the book proposes an interdisciplinary framework for studying scarcity, expanding the field of food studies beyond simply the study of plenty.

Urban Appetites

Urban Appetites
Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York

by Cindy R. Lobel

  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 2014-04-28
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 022612889X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Glossy magazines write about them, celebrities give their names to them, and you’d better believe there’s an app (or ten) committed to finding you the right one. They are New York City restaurants and food shops. And their journey to international notoriety is a captivating one. The now-booming food capital was once a small seaport city, home to a mere six municipal food markets that were stocked by farmers, fishermen, and hunters who lived in the area. By 1890, however, the city’s population had grown to more than one million, and residents could dine in thousands of restaurants with a greater abundance and variety of options than any other place in the United States. Historians, sociologists, and foodies alike will devour the story of the origins of New York City’s food industry in Urban Appetites. Cindy R. Lobel focuses on the rise of New York as both a metropolis and a food capital, opening a new window onto the intersection of the cultural, social, political, and economic transformations of the nineteenth century. She offers wonderfully detailed accounts of public markets and private food shops; basement restaurants and immigrant diners serving favorites from the old country; cake and coffee shops; and high-end, French-inspired eating houses made for being seen in society as much as for dining. But as the food and the population became increasingly cosmopolitan, corruption, contamination, and undeniably inequitable conditions escalated. Urban Appetites serves up a complete picture of the evolution of the city, its politics, and its foodways.

Ancient Appetites

Ancient Appetites
A Book

by Oisin McGann

  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2009-09-15
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1407049909
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Nate Wildenstern's brother has been killed, and the finger is pointed at him . . . After nearly two years, eighteen-year-old Nate returns home to the family empire ruled by his father - the ruthless Wildenstern Patriarch. But Nate's life is soon shattered by his brother's death, and the Rules of Ascension, allowing the assassination of one male family member by another, means he's being blamed. He knows that he is not the murderer, but who is? With the aid of his troublesome sister-in-law, Daisy, and his cousin Gerald, he means to find out. But when the victims of the family's tyrannical regime choose the funeral to seek their revenge, they accidentally uncover the bodies of some ancient Wildenstern ancestors, one of whom bears a Patriarch's ring. The lives of Nate and his family are about to take a strange and horrifying turn . . .

Food and Appetites

Food and Appetites
The Hunger Artist and the Arts

by Ann McCulloch,Pavlina Radia

  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 2013-02-14
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN : 144384652X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book traces the various configurations of food as hunger, desire, and appetite which point to the complex dialectic of consumption and consummation of ideas and forms underpinning the arts. It examines the relationship between nature and science, space and the act of artistic creation, desire and the arts, appetite and hunger. One of the aims of the book is to explore established theoretical and historical conceptions of “nature” in the arts and re-think their relationship to appetite in the globalized world. Examining the many guises and figurations of hunger in literature and the arts, this book gives an overview of the themes that emerge from the idea of the Hunger Artist alongside the fact of food: the latter’s significance as a barometer of social class; its rich source as a metaphor in literature and art; its unequal distribution throughout the world; and the means by which its consumption can lead to gluttony and further exploitation of the “hungry.” One of the great strengths of this book is the trans-disciplinary nature of the contributions achieved by mapping how the arts in their representation of social, psychological, political, and philosophical perspectives draw attention to the problems associated with excessive human cravings.

Hitchcock's Appetites

Hitchcock's Appetites
The Corpulent Plots of Desire and Dread

by Casey McKittrick

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 2016-07-14
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1501311638
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In Hitchcock's Appetites, Casey McKittrick offers the first book-length study of the relationship between Hitchcock's body size and his cinema. Whereas most critics and biographers of the great director are content to consign his large figure and larger appetite to colorful anecdotes of his private life, McKittrick argues that our understanding of Hitchcock's films, his creative process, and his artistic mind are incomplete without considering his lived experience as a fat man. Using archival research of his publicity, script collaboration, and personal communications with his producers, in tandem with close textual readings of his films, feminist critique, and theories of embodiment, Hitchcock's Appetites produces a new and compelling profile of Hitchcock's creative life, and a fuller, more nuanced account of his auteurism.

Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites

Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites
Lip-Smacking, Belly-Filling, Home-Style Recipes Guaranteed to Keep Everyone-Even the Meat Eaters-Fantastically Full

by Celine Steen,Joni Marie Newman

  • Publisher : Fair Winds Press (MA)
  • Release : 2011-07-01
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1592334555
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Veganism is one of the hottest health trends going. But what do you do when half the people at your dinner table rebel against organic greens in favor of burgers, stew, and meat-based fare? And who has the time or inclination to prepare 2-3 different meals to please everyone? Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites gives 200 recipes that a die-hard comfort food eater will love. Utilizing substantial ingredients packed with flavor such as portabella mushrooms, sweet potatoes, whole grains, and beans readers can enjoy delicious burgers, stews, chilis, pastas, hearty main dishes, casseroles and comforting breads and desserts. Your family won't be missing out with recipes like Maple-Glazed doughnuts with Faux Bacon bits, crispy Mac 'n cheese balls, Patty melts and peanut butter cupcakes. Each dish is abundant and satisfying so that no one at the table feels shortchanged"--

Animal Appetites

Animal Appetites
A Book

by Joanne Mattern

  • Publisher : Red Chair Press
  • Release : 2019-08-01
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 1634407121
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Which animal swallows its food whole and then doesn't eat again for weeks? And did you know one animal eats only one food all its life? But it eats a lot of that food!

Insatiable Appetites

Insatiable Appetites
Imperial Encounters with Cannibals in the North Atlantic World

by Kelly L. Watson

  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 2015-04-24
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0814770746
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A comparative history of cross-cultural encounters and the critical role of cannibalism in the early modern period. Cannibalism, for medieval and early modern Europeans, was synonymous with savagery. Humans who ate other humans, they believed, were little better than animals. The European colonizers who encountered Native Americans described them as cannibals as a matter of course, and they wrote extensively about the lurid cannibal rituals they claim to have witnessed. In this definitive analysis, Kelly L. Watson argues that the persistent rumors of cannibalism surrounding Native Americans served a specific and practical purpose for European settlers. These colonizers had to forge new identities for themselves in the Americas and find ways to not only subdue but also co-exist with native peoples. They established hierarchical categories of European superiority and Indian inferiority upon which imperial power in the Americas was predicated. In her close read of letters, travel accounts, artistic renderings, and other descriptions of cannibals and cannibalism, Watson focuses on how gender, race, and imperial power intersect within the figure of the cannibal. Watson reads cannibalism as a part of a dominant European binary in which civilization is rendered as male and savagery is seen as female, and she argues that as Europeans came to dominate the New World, they continually rewrote the cannibal narrative to allow for a story in which the savage, effeminate, cannibalistic natives were overwhelmed by the force of virile European masculinity. Original and historically grounded, Insatiable Appetites uses the discourse of cannibalism to uncover the ways in which difference is understood in the West.

Impossible Appetites

Impossible Appetites
Nine Stories

by James Fetler

  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Release : 1980
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN : 9781587290626
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Exotic Appetites

Exotic Appetites
Ruminations of a Food Adventurer

by Lisa Heldke

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2015-12-22
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN : 1317827759
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.