Of Bread, Blood and the Hunger Games

Of Bread, Blood and the Hunger Games This collection of fresh essays on Suzanne Collins s epic trilogy spans multiple disciplines The contributors probe the trilogy s meaning using theories grounded in historicism, feminism, humanism, queer theory, as well as cultural, political, and media studies The essayists demonstrate diverse perspectives regarding Collins s novels but their works have three elements in common an appreciation of the trilogy as literature, a belief in its permanent value, and a need to share both appreciation and belief with fellow readers The 21 essays that follow the context setting introduction are grouped into four parts Part I History, Politics, Economics, and Culture, Part II Ethics, Aesthetics, and Identity, Part III Resistance, Surveillance, and Simulacra, and Part IV Thematic Parallels and Literary Traditions A core bibliography of dystopian and postapocalyptic works is included, with emphasis on the young adult category itself an increasingly crucial part of postmodern culture.https www.facebook.com pages Of Bre Read Of Bread, Blood and the Hunger Games – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Paperback
  • 245 pages
  • Of Bread, Blood and the Hunger Games
  • Mary F. Pharr
  • English
  • 26 May 2017
  • 0786470194

10 thoughts on “Of Bread, Blood and the Hunger Games

  1. says:

    A must read for academics and fans alike Full disclosure I received a free copy of this book through Library Thing s Early Reviewer program.In anticipation of the 2012 release of the film, a number of books about The Hunger Games trilogy hit the market much to my geeky joy As far as academic volumes go, Smart Pop s most excellent The Girl Who Was on Fire was one of the early releases later updated to include several chapters on the film , followed by The Hunger Games and Philosophy A A must read for academics and fans alike Full disclosure I received a free copy of this book through Library Thing s Early Reviewer program.In anticipation of the 2012 release of the film, a number of books about The Hunger Games trilogy hit the market much to my geeky joy As far as academic volumes go, Smart Pop s most excellent The Girl Who Was on Fire was one of the early releases later updated to include several chapters on the film , followed by The Hunger Games and Philosophy A Critique of Pure Treason from The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series Of Bread, Blood and the Hunger Games Critical Essays on the Suzanne Collins Trilogy part of the Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy series Approaching the Hunger Games Trilogy by Tom Henthorne and finally The Panem Companion, written by fan academic V Arrow I was lucky enough to win a copy each of Of Bre...

  2. says:

    This did not finish is NOT the mark of a bad book I simply read the articles that applied to my thesis and didn t read the others I have a habit of reading for way too long and then not writing soon enough, hence me stopping after reading the necessary articles Ve...

  3. says:

    A very thorough, very thoughtful collection of essays on The Hunger Games that raised my awareness of the symbolism and intertextuality that the series is rife with Definitely increased my appreciation for Collins skill and story.

  4. says:

    really enjoyed it a good collection of essays, a couple of essays were very good and interesting.

  5. says:

    I am doing my thesis on The Hunger Games and this book sooooo helped me to get an analytic perspective of the books I love, highly recommended for english literature majors like me

  6. says:

    All in all I found a lot of material I can use for my paper so I can recommend it to anyone who would like to get a closer look at the power structures etc withinThe Hunger Games .

  7. says:

    As with any anthology that includes multiple authors, enjoyment isn t going to be even across the board For the most part they were challenging and entertaining Some of them were a little dense for me, but most of the ones I had trouble paying attention to were about political or historical subjects that I just don t find interesting in any context Some of my favorite essays were about food as metaphor, District 12 parallels to Appalachia, gender politics and representation, audience As with any anthology that includes multiple authors, enjoyment isn t going to be even across the board For the most part they were challenging and entertaining Some of them were a little dense for me, but most of the ones I had trouble paying attention to were about political or historical subjects that I just don t find interesting in any context Some of my favorite essays were about food as metaphor, District 12 parallels to Appalachia, gender politics and representat...

  8. says:

    An amazing collection of essays all revolving around Suzanne Collin s The Hunger Games This collection excels in both focus and the breadth of material it covers While the collection itself focuses on The Hunger Games , occasionally calling to a few dystopiac predecessors, it covers a range of subjects within a certain concentrated world Many of the essays are compelling and well researched, and very few are dull It does well in both organization and theme Particular favorites were An amazing collection of essays all revolving around Suzanne Collin s The Hunger Games This collection excels in both focus and the breadth of material it covers While the collection itself focuses on The Hunger Games , occasionally calling to a few dystopiac predecessors, it covers a range of subjects within a certain concentrated world Many of the essays are compelling and well researched, and very few are dull It does well in both organization and theme Particular favorites were Valerie Frankel s Ref...

  9. says:

    Insightful essays on how Hunger Games is a response to genre young adult fiction and comparing it to both classic and modern literature Critiques on Katniss as a feminist role model and challenging the stereotypical role of females in media.

  10. says:

    really enjoyed it a good collection of essays, a couple of essays were very good and interesting.

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