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When Friedrich Nietzsche made angel food cake, did the angel survive the encounter? When Sigmund Freud handled raw fish, where did his thoughts take him? Exactly what did Dorothy Parker mean by the term ''Parker House Rolls?'' And how did Ernest Hemingway handle his favorite bullfight souvenirs? Literary humor for those who enjoy smashing idols fondly, NIETZSCHE'S ANGEL FOWhen Friedrich Nietzsche made angel food cake, did the angel survive the encounter? When Sigmund Freud handled raw fish, where did his thoughts take him? Exactly what did Dorothy Parker mean by the term ''Parker House Rolls?'' And how did Ernest Hemingway handle his favorite bullfight souvenirs? Literary humor for those who enjoy smashing idols fondly, NIETZSCHE'S ANGEL FOOD CAKE: And Other "Recipes" for the Intellectually Famished allows 22 cultural monoliths to share ''their'' succulent recipes. For those who like cookery to insinuate the hard questions, it offers a funny, surprisingly informative, and entirely whirlwind tour of civilization. Not really a cookbook, it's for lovers of literature, history, art, music, and philosophy, for foodies, and for anyone with a good liberal arts education, no matter how vaguely they remember it....

Title : Nietzsche's Angel Food Cake: And Other "Recipes" for the Intellectually Famished
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ISBN : 9780985403430
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 465 Pages
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Nietzsche's Angel Food Cake: And Other "Recipes" for the Intellectually Famished Reviews

  • Samo Podoboljub
    2019-02-12 12:35

    I assume the pleasure that science lovers find in science fiction genre, liberal arts (called also humanities) lovers will be able to find in the genre that if doesn't exist, yet, has been invented by author Rebecca Coffey in this very book - "humanities fiction". Whereas machines and robots do all kinds of tricks in the genre of science fiction, tricks are played on concepts known from humanities here - including the concept of "informed consent about the intentional infliction of pain" (in Skinner's case), God-killing (in the Nietzsche's case), making fun of "being well-read in humanities itself" (in the case of counter-culture god whose name I won't mention because there exists a more radical post-First World War counter-culture poetSrečko Kosovel who still waits to be discovered by Anglo-Saxon literary world -- with the exception of his biographer Erica Johnson Debeljak whose biography was published in translation in 2004, but has not been published in English original (as of 2013), yet...)The other humanities gods, dethroned by iconoclastic Rebecca Coffey, include John Steinbeck with his Grapes of Wrath turned Crêpes of Wrath by Coffey, two psychoanalytic gods (you guessed right: Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung) plus a failed artist (no, it's not the author of Main Kampf) Hermann Rorschach, selected members of female literary pantheon Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly, Anaïs Nin, and Dorothy Parker balanced by the male literary gods, including the god of literary nonsense Lewis_Carroll, the literary modernism god James Joyce, the post-First World War "Lost Generation" hero Scott Fitzgerald, the macho god Ernest Hemingway, the Cold War semi-god James Bond inventor Ian Fleming, the To Kill a Mockingbird's author Harper Lee, not to mention the goddess of proper etiquette and manners Emily Post, the goddess of cultural anthropology Margaret Mead, film-making Cohen brothers, the Divine Comedian Dante Alighieri, and the Father of English literature Geoffrey Chaucer.

  • Samo Podoboljub
    2019-01-23 13:18

    I assume the pleasure that science lovers find in science fiction genre, liberal arts (called also humanities) lovers will be able to find in the genre that if doesn't exist, yet, has been invented by author Rebecca Coffey in this very book - "humanities fiction". Whereas machines and robots do all kinds of tricks in the genre of science fiction, tricks are played on concepts known from humanities here - including the concept of "informed consent about the intentional infliction of pain" (in Skinner's case), God-killing (in the Nietzsche's case), making fun of "being well-read in humanities itself" (in the case of counter-culture god whose name I won't mention because there exists a more radical post-First World War counter-culture poetSrečko Kosovel who still waits to be discovered by Anglo-Saxon literary world -- with the exception of his biographer Erica Johnson Debeljak whose biography was published in translation in 2004, but has not been published in English original (as of 2013), yet...)The other humanities gods, dethroned by iconoclastic Rebecca Coffey, include John Steinbeck with his Grapes of Wrath turned Crêpes of Wrath by Coffey, two psychoanalytic gods (you guessed right: Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung) plus a failed artist (no, it's not the author of Main Kampf) Hermann Rorschach, selected members of female literary pantheon Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly, Anaïs Nin, and Dorothy Parker balanced by the male literary gods, including the god of literary nonsense Lewis_Carroll, the literary modernism god James Joyce, the post-First World War "Lost Generation" hero Scott Fitzgerald, the macho god Ernest Hemingway, the Cold War semi-god James Bond inventor Ian Fleming, the To Kill a Mockingbird's author Harper Lee, not to mention the goddess of proper etiquette and manners Emily Post, the goddess of cultural anthropology Margaret Mead, film-making Cohen brothers, the Divine Comedian Dante Alighieri, and the Father of English literature Geoffrey Chaucer.

  • Rebecca Coffey
    2019-01-28 11:19