Eating Their Words: Cannibalism and the Boundaries of Cultural Identity

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Examines the figure of the cannibal as it relates to cultural identity in a wide range of literary and cultural texts.

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Linking cannibalism to issues of difference crucial to contemporary literary criticism and theory, the essays included here cover material from a variety of contexts and historical periods and approach their subjects from a range of critical perspectives. Along with such canonical works as The Odyssey, The Faerie Queene, and Robinson Crusoe, the contributors also discuss lesser known works, including a version of the Victorian melodrama Sweeny Todd, as well as contemporary postcolonial and postmodern novels by Margaret Atwood and Ian Wedde. Taken together, these essays re-theorize the relationship between cannibalism and cultural identity, making cannibalism meaningful within new critical and cultural horizons.

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Kristen Guest is Lecturer at the University of Toronto at Scarborough.

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