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The Canlit foodbook : from pen to palate, a collection of tasty literary fare /
compiled and illustrated by Margaret Atwood ; edited by Mary Adachi.
Toronto : Totem Books, 1987
vi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Toronto : Totem Books, 1987
contents note
Introduction -- Preprandial prologue: Food as metaphor -- Cracked dawns: Breakfast for barbarians -- Raw materials: Fruits and vegetables -- Teatime: Strange innuendoes over the cups -- Whiskers, feathers and scales: Fish, flesh and good red herring -- The exploding supper: Evening meals both fair and foul -- Stodge: Sugar and vice and everything nice -- Quaint and curious dishes: Things you would not necessarily wish to ingest -- Eating people is wrong: Cannibalism Canadian style -- Shindigs: Cocktail parties, weddings, Christmases, funerals and other social disasters.
Witches fish stew / E. J. Pratt, page 88.
general note
Includes index.
local note
Victoria University Library copy (Canadiana Collection) is Atwood's inscribed presentation copy.
catalogue key
Gift to Victoria University Library. Widdicombe, Jane.
Purchase; Coutts; 1987; RB149157.
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Books in Canada, December 1987
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