The Resource Eating America: crisis, sustenance, sustainability, Justyna Kociatkiewicz / Laura Suchostawska / Dominika Ferens (eds.)

Eating America: crisis, sustenance, sustainability, Justyna Kociatkiewicz / Laura Suchostawska / Dominika Ferens (eds.)

Label
Eating America: crisis, sustenance, sustainability
Title
Eating America: crisis, sustenance, sustainability
Statement of responsibility
Justyna Kociatkiewicz / Laura Suchostawska / Dominika Ferens (eds.)
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume of essays examines the relationship between eating and crisis. The United States' long-lasting economic and cultural hegemony raises a number of questions: Has America been - literally and metaphorically - eating, appropriating, exploiting, and molding the world in its own image, or has it been eaten, appropriated, and exploited as a (frequently criticized or disdained) source of ideas, ideology, and knowledge? What is the relation between the current ecological crisis and America's consumerist economy, with its practices of food production and consumption, and its use of natural r
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
810.9/355
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS121
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Gdansk transatlantic studies in British and North American culture,
Series volume
volume 7
Label
Eating America: crisis, sustenance, sustainability, Justyna Kociatkiewicz / Laura Suchostawska / Dominika Ferens (eds.)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Preface; Contents; Introduction: Prolegomena to any Future History of Indigestion in America (Zbigniew Białas); Works Cited; Part One: Food for Thought; Tarte aux pommes, or, Delicacies Morally Good for You (Tomasz Basiuk); Example 1; Example 2; Example 3; Example 4; In conclusion; Works Cited; Voluntary Simplicity and Voluntary Poverty: Alternatives to Consumer Culture (Małgorzata Poks); Voluntary Simplicity; Voluntary Poverty; Christian Anarchism and Voluntary Poverty; Depression America and Voluntary Poverty: The Catholic Worker Movement
  • CGI's rise to power: the nineties and beyondDaring deeds and high scores; Truth, justice, and special effects; A heroic conclusion; Works Cited; Part Three: Crisis; Performing Witness: The New Documentary Poetics (Elisabeth A. Frost); Works Cited; Writing of Crisis and Crisis of Writing: Charles Reznikoff's Testimony (1934) (Jacek Partyka); I; II; III; IV; V; VI; Works Cited; The Pale Horseman: Crisis in the Fiction of Katherine Anne Porter (Joseph Kuhn); Works Cited; Indigestible America and the Crisis of Multiculturalism in Aleksandar Hemon's Fiction (Marta Koval); Works Cited
  • Catalysts for Change in the Civil Rights and the Cold War EraA New Society Within the Shell of the Old; Works Cited; The Battle over Squash and Beans: Food Justice Activism in a Polarized City (Aneta Dybska); Works Cited; Part Two: Consuming Culture; Consuming the Artist, Consuming the Image: Marina Abramović 2001 MOCA Gala Controversy (Justyna Wierzchowska); Works cited; An Abject Guide to America: CSI Lab Autopsy and Stomach Contents as an (Ironic) Index of Interiorizing the Global and the Local (Zofia Kolbuszewska); Works Cited
  • Humanity in Crisis: Man-made Apocalypse in Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood (Anna Gilarek)Generic considerations; Crisis; Utopian solutions: ecotopianism vs. posthumanism; A matter of ethics; Works cited; Food (and) War in Gravity's Rainbow (Dominika Bugno-Narecka); Works Cited; Eating Itself to Death: The USA as Seen by McCarthy and Twain (Agnieszka Kaczmarek); Works Cited; Part Four: Sustenance; "Resistance Is the Opposite of Escape": Still Life as Sustenance in the Poems of Wallace Stevens and Gertrude Stein (Paulina Ambroży)
  • Unhappy Meals: Fast Food and the Crisis of the Underground in American Goth-themed Fiction and Graphic Novels (Agata Zarzycka)Introduction; Goths and the Crisis of Commercialization; Pete Hautman's Sweetblood (2003); Ross Campbell's Wet Moon (2004, ongoing); Aurelio Voltaire's Oh My Goth! (2002) and What Is Goth? (2004); Adam Rex's Fat Vampire: A Never Coming of Age Story (2010); Conclusion; Works cited; Devouring Heroism: An Archetype Crisis in American Pop Culture (Oskar Zasada); Pirates, gunslingers, and spies, oh my; Cops and robbers in the seventies; The explosive eighties
Control code
ocn898279912
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783653041538
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898279912
  • pebcs3653041538

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