Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

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The intrinsic ambivalence of eating and drinking often goes unrecognised. In Leftovers, Cruickshank’s new theoretical approach reveals how representations of food, drink and their consumption proliferate with overlooked figurative, psychological, ideological and historical interpretative potential. Case studies of novels by Robbe-Grillet, Ernaux, Darrieussecq and Houellebecq demonstrate the transferrable potential of re-thinking eating and drinking.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLiverpool
PublisherLiverpool University Press
Number of pages248
ISBN (Electronic)9781789624960
ISBN (Print)9781789620672
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2019

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