Recipes for reading : community cookbooks, stories, histories / edited by Anne L. Bower.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-148699

Description

xii, 271 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Community cookbooks History.
Women's studies.

Originator

Bower, Anne.

Contents

Bound together : recipes, lives, stories, and readings / Anne Bower -- "Tried receipts" : an overview of America's charitable cookbooks / Janice Bluestein Longone -- Cooking up stories : narrative elements in community cookbooks / Anne Bower -- Claiming a piece of the pie : how the language of recipes defines community / Colleen Cotter -- Growing up with the Methodist cookbooks / Ann Romines -- Speaking sisters : relief society cookbooks and Mormon culture / Marion Bishop -- Voices, stories, and recipes in selected Canadian community cookbooks / Elizabeth J. McDougall -- Empathy, energy, and eating : politics and power in The Black family dinner quilt cookbook / Sally Bishop Shigley -- The moral sublime : the Temple Emanuel Fair and its cookbook, Denver, 1888 / Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett -- Ella Smith's unfinished community cookbook : a social history of women and work in Smithtown, New York, 1884-1922 / Alice Ross -- A tale of three cakes : on the air and in the books / Nelljean M. Rice -- Juana Manuela Gorriti's Cocina eclâectica : recipes as feminine discourse / Nina M. Scott -- Recipes for Patria : cuisine, gender, and nation in nineteenth-century Mexico / Jeffrey M. Pilcher -- Cooking, community, culture : a reading of Like water for chocolate / Cecelia Lawless.

Publication

Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press

Description

xii, 271 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-271).

ISBN

1558490884 (cloth )
1558490892 (pbk. )

Call Number

Stacks TX652.R377 1997