What is eating Latin American women writers

food, weight, and eating disorders
  • 1.68 MB
  • English
Cambria Press , Amherst, NY
Women authors, Latin American -- Health and hygiene, Hispanic Americans -- Health and hygiene, Body image, Diet, Obesity, Cookery, Latin Ame
StatementRenee S. Scott.
LC ClassificationsRA778.4.H57 S36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23668188M
ISBN 139781604976403
LC Control Number2009031792

The book contributes to the ongoing critical dialogue about women and food by offering an analysis of food, weight, and eating disorders in Latin American and Latina literary production.

It demonstrates that since the s, authors have been expanding the subject of food by exploring its connection to the social and cultural pressures. Disorderly eating Food, body, and the Chicana Puerto Rican perspectives.

Subject headings Women authors, Latin American--Health and hygiene. Hispanic Americans--Health and hygiene. Body image. Diet. Obesity. Cooking, Latin American ISBN (alk. paper) (alk.

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Amherst, N.Y.: Cambria. Renée Sum Scott, a native of Uruguay, is a professor of Spanish at the University of North Florida where she teaches Latin American literature, culture, and Spanish. She holds a PhD from University of California, Berkeley, an MA from Ohio State University, and a.

Faculty teaching and research focus on the historical transformations of literary culture in Latin America from the nineteenth century to the cultural impact of neoliberalism; the intersection of cultural, media and literary studies; innovative critical and theoretical approaches to literature and the sociology of literature, narrative, and intermediality, among other related topics.

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