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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 9–25.
Published: 01 November 2017
... prominent writers. Lev Tolstoy wrote an essay in 1892 describing the gruesome slaughter of terrified oxen at a local abattoir that was lauded as a “bible of vegetarianism” for the way it presented what many readers viewed as a highly cogent ethical argument against the use of meat in the human diet. A few...
Gastronomica (2016) 16 (3): 66–78.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Alexandra Sexton Beyond Meat, a food technology company based in California, is currently developing a range of plant-based proteins that aim to provide more sustainable, ethical, and healthful alternatives to conventional meat. Its products are also aiming to be viscerally equivalent in terms of...
Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ronald D. LeBlanc This article examines Boris Pilnyak's attempt to answer Commissar Mikoyan's “social mandate” for a work of Socialist Realist fiction that would glorify the achievements of the newly modernized Soviet meat industry in general and of the recently constructed Mikoyan meat-packing...
Gastronomica (2015) 15 (4): 50–58.
Published: 01 November 2015
... response to her own experience of the war. Embedded throughout her letters, notebooks, and short fiction written during and soon after the Great War, are references to food, especially to meat. Mansfield's food imagery and her artistic manipulation of the act of consuming food politicizes her work and...
Gastronomica (2011) 11 (3): 84–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... explores the experience of dining in an eating-house from the perspective of a hungry laborer. © 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All Rights Reserved. 2011 eating-house lunch urban urbanization industrial industrialization waiter beef meat meat-consumption...