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Table of Contents Introduction: The Cinematic Hunger Artists 1 1: The Allegory of Intemperance: Spenser and Greenaway's The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover 00 2: Itzam Revealed: Chocolat and Mayan Mythology 00 3: Scotland, PA: Macbeth, McMeat and McMurder 00 4: Four Little Caligulas: La Grande Bouffe, Consumption and Male Masochism 00 5: What's Cooking?: Multiculturalism and Holiday Histrionics or a Banquet of Shouting 00 6: Mostly Martha: Appe/type and Stereo/tite 00 7: "Culinizing" the Female Form: Felicia's Journey, Predation, and Cultural Imperialism 000 8: Dreaming of the Pure Vegetable Kingdom: Ecofeminism and Agriculture in A Thousand Acres and Antonia's Line 000 9: The Kitchen Panopticon: Indeterminacy and the Myth of Objective Surveillance 000 10: Filming and Eating Italian: Big Night and Dinner Rush 000 11: A Chef in Love: The Fable of a Communist and Culinary Re-Evolution 000 12: The Artist in Exile: Babette's and "Alexander's Feast" 000 13: "Family Suppers and the Social Syntax of Dissimilation" 000 14: "Food Fights: The Martial Chefs and Magical Arts of Asian Cinema" 000 Conclusion 000 Appendix: Food Films 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
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Food in motion pictures.