The Woman Who Loved Cucumbers

by Janet Thomas
The Woman Who Loved Cucumbers
  • ISBN-13: 9781870206495
  • Author(s): Janet Thomas
  • Editor(s): Janet Thomas, Patricia Duncker
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Honno Welsh Women's Press
  • Imprint: Honno Welsh Women's Press
  • Publication Date: 01-06-2002
  • Format: p/b

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Reflecting the emergent popularity of food in fiction, this collection of 16 short stories, written by new and established women writers from Wales, explores 16 separate experiences of food as sin, sex and revenge. From ritual to nourishment to survival, 'The Woman Who Loved Cucumbers' cleverly approaches the very contemporary issue of body image and its relationship both to psychological experiences and the power politics of eating, mining the rich symbolic possibilities of food as a substitute for various sexual, emotional or pro/creative passions.
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Reflecting the emergent popularity of food in fiction, this collection of 16 short stories, written by new and established women writers from Wales, explores 16 separate experiences of food as sin, sex and revenge. From ritual to nourishment to survival, 'The Woman Who Loved Cucumbers' cleverly approaches the very contemporary issue of body image and its relationship both to psychological experiences and the power politics of eating, mining the rich symbolic possibilities of food as a substitute for various sexual, emotional or pro/creative passions.

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