Carnal Appetites: FoodSexIdentities by Elspeth Probyn

By Elspeth Probyn

In Carnal Appetites, Elspeth Probyn charts the explosion of curiosity in nutrients - from the cults that spring up round big name cooks, to our love/hate courting with quick foodstuff, our fetishization of meals and intercourse, and the impression of our modes of intake on our identities. 'You are what you consume' the announcing is going, yet is the guiding principle more true than ever? because the diversity of foodstuff suggestions proliferates within the West, our nutrients offerings turn into inextricably associated with our lives and life. Probyn additionally tackles matters that hassle society, asking questions on the character of urge for food, wish, greed and enjoyment, and laying off mild on topics together with: quick meals, vegetarianism, nutrition intercourse, cannibalism, compelled feeding, and fats politics.

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