Cannibalism in Literature and Film

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Springer, Nov 14, 2012 - Performing Arts - 258 pages
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A comprehensive study of cannibalism in literature and film, spanning colonial fiction, Gothic texts and contemporary American horror. Amidst the sharp teeth and horrific appetite of the cannibal, this book examines real fears of over-consumerism and consumption that trouble an ever-growing modern world.

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JENNIFER BROWN completed her PhD in English literature in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland in 2010. She has been a teacher of English language and literature for nine years, teaching in Ireland, Spain and Italy. She has presented at the International Gothic Association conference and published reviews with the Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies.