Food in Film: A Culinary Performance of Communication

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Psychology Press, 2003 - Performing Arts - 127 pages
Using an interdisciplinary approach combining film, semiotics, social-anthropology and history, this book examines food sciences in selected films to reveal food's power to direct and impose values and beliefs, to understand how dining venues may become sites of social contests and to reveal how food communicated values and beliefs to individuals, to micro communities and to American Society.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER THREE
29
CHAPTER FOUR
43
CHAPTER FIVE
59
CONCLUSION
77
BIBLIOGRAPHY
111
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