Keepers of culture: women, food and writing

Wain, Debra 2016, Keepers of culture: women, food and writing, PhD thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

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Title Keepers of culture: women, food and writing
Author Wain, Debra
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Atherton, CassandraORCID iD for Atherton, Cassandra
West, PatrickORCID iD for West, Patrick
Freeman Robin
Date submitted 2016-11
Keyword(s) migrant women
cooking culture
food culture
Summary This Creative Writing thesis argues that women act as keepers of culture through foodways practices. It represents women’s relationships to food work in fiction to acknowledge the significant role that women and cooking play within communities. The short stories, produced in this study, were developed in conversation with selected recipes.
Language eng
Field of Research 190402 Creative Writing (incl Playwriting)
200502 Australian Literature (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
Socio Economic Objective 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Description of original 259 pages
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