Under the Jaguar Sun

A couple on an epicurean journey across Mexico are excited by the idea of a particular ingredient, suggested by ancient rituals of human sacrifice.

Under the Jaguar Sun

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Under the Jaguar Sun
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Italo Calvino
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-26 - Publisher: Penguin UK

A couple on an epicurean journey across Mexico are excited by the idea of a particular ingredient, suggested by ancient rituals of human sacrifice. Precariously balanced on his throne, a king is able only to listen to the sounds around him - sure that any deviation from their normal progression
Understanding Italo Calvino
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Beno Weiss
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

Highlights Calvino's fascination with folk tales, knights, social & political allegories, & science fiction.
Under the Radiant Sun and the Crescent Moon
Language: en
Pages: 197
Authors: Angela M. Jeannet
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Understanding Italo Calvino's love of storytelling is pivotal to understanding the cultural and literary matrix of his lush fictional universe. A rich and vibrant critical portrait of Calvino's work.
The Mind of Italo Calvino
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Dani Cavallaro
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-10 - Publisher: McFarland

At the time of his death, Italo Calvino was internationally regarded as one of Italy’s greatest twentieth century writers. His approach to literature was remarkably adventurous, and he produced a thought-provoking oeuvre. It invited readers to engage themselves with radical thoughts and philosophies, an approach lamentably scarce in contemporary global
The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food
Language: en
Pages: 516
Authors: Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Donna Lee Brien
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-19 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food explores the relationship between food and literature in transnational contexts, serving as both an introduction and a guide to the field in terms of defining characteristics and development. Balancing a wide-reaching view of the long histories and preoccupations of literary food studies, with