Food and the Literary Imagination

Jayne Elisabeth Archer, Richard Marggraf Turley, Howard Thomas

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Food and the Literary Imagination explores ways in which the food chain and anxieties about its corruption and disruption are represented in poetry, theatre and the novel. The book relates its findings to contemporary concerns about food security.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages222
ISBN (Electronic)9781137406378
ISBN (Print)9781349487967
Publication statusPublished - 26 Nov 2014


  • Keats
  • Shakespeare
  • chaucer
  • george eliot
  • john constable
  • food
  • literature
  • food security
  • sustainability
  • politics
  • literary analysis
  • agriculture
  • fields
  • food supply
  • crops


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