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Culinary Fictions: Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture

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For South Asians, food regularly plays a role in how issues of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and national identity are imagined as well as how notions of belonging are affirmed or resisted. "Culinary Fictions" provides food for thought as it considers the metaphors literature, film, and TV shows use to describe Indians abroad. When an immigrant mother in Jhumpa Lahiri's ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published December 28th 2009 by Temple University Press (first published 2009)
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