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Spilling the BeansEating, Cooking, Reading and Writing in British Women's Fiction, 1770-1830$
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Sarah Moss

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780719076510

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719076510.001.0001

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Eating for Britain

Eating for Britain

Food, family and national identity in Susan Ferrier’s fiction

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(p.160) 4 Eating for Britain
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Spilling the Beans
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Sarah Moss

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719076510.003.0005

This chapter takes a look at national identity, food and family as depicted in Susan Ferrier's fiction, showing that her works are explicitly anti-Romantic and that she argues for colonialism as the basis for female liberation. It states that Ferrier's novels are about the decapitation and remaking of the family and the nation state, and that they also use food and domesticity in order to explore colonialism.

Keywords:   national identity, Susan Ferrier, anti-Romantic, colonialism, female liberation, decapitation, remaking of family, domesticity

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