FOOD IN THE ARTS

Edited by Harlan Walker. 240 pages.

OXFORD SYMPOSIUM ON FOOD AND COOKERY
1998 PROCEEDINGS

CONTENTS

Introduction ---------- 7

Other Papers Read to the Symposium ----- 9

Food in the Detective Novel
Joan P. Alcock ---------- 13

Food and the Indigenous Arts of Bengal
Chitrita Banerji ---------- 31

Dining with Gustave Courbet
Lise M. Battaglia ---------- 41

Food in Santeria
Andrew Coe ---------- 50

Sculpture for the Eighteenth-Century Garden Dessert
Ivan Day ---------- 57

The Splendid Processions of Trade Guilds
at Ottoman Festivals
Meryle Evans ---------- 67

Food and Drink Imagery in the Kinks' Music, 1964-94
Elizabeth Field ---------- 73

Sex and 'Coagulated Sunlight':
Butter in Literary Context
Christine Finn ---------- 84

Memorable Food Moments in American Film
Barbara Haber ---------- 90

Lyrical Food
Maurice Holt ---------- 98

The Disgusting Dinner of Salvador Dali
Robert Irwin ---------- 103

Ingres's Turkish Delights
Maria Kaneva-Johnson ---------- 113

Orange Wrappers
David Karp ---------- 119

The Cook as Artist?
Gilly Lehman ---------- 125

The Food of the 'Arabian Nights'
Charles Perry ---------- 134

The Edible Monument
Marcia Reed ---------- 141

Gastronomy in the Still-Life Paintings
of Luis Melendez
Gillian Riley ---------- 151

Food in Medieval Dreams
Ann Rycraft ---------- 164

Brewing and Baking in Ancient Egyptian Art
Delwin Samuel ---------- 173

The Poetry of Persian Food
Margaret Shaida ---------- 182

Food Noir:
Food's Role in Dark, Foreboding Film Classics
Art Siemering ---------- 190

In Praise of Maize:
The Rise and Fall of Corny Poetry
Andy Smith ---------- 197

Cockaigne: The Ultimate Hallucination
Colin Spencer ---------- 206

The Dining-Room as Work of Art
Margaret Willes ---------- 213

Food on the Silver Screen
Susan Wolk and Maria-Jose Sevilla ----- 218

Depictions of the Last Supper
Carolin C. Young ---------- 223

Banquets in Gogol's Dead Souls
Sami Zubaida ---------- 237

OXFORD SYMPOSIUM 1998: FOOD IN THE ARTS
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