On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9780773537248_cover Enlarge Cover
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $110.00
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
published: Aug 2010
ISBN:9780773537248

Baking as Biography

A Life Story in Recipes

by Diane Tye

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
political
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $110.00
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
published: Aug 2010
ISBN:9780773537248
Description

Hidden among the simple lists of ingredients and directions for everyday foods are surprising stories. In Baking as Biography, Diane Tye considers her mother's recipe collection, reading between the lines of the aging index cards to provide a candid and nuanced portrait of one woman's life as mother, minister's wife, and participant in local Maritime women's networks.

Contributor Notes

Diane Tye is an associate professor in the Department of Folklore at Memorial University of Newfoundland and co-editor (with Pauline Greenhill) of Undisciplined Women: Tradition and Culture in Canada.

Editorial Reviews

"This is excellent! Diane Tye has done a wonderful job of weaving together her own story with that of the larger culture. The text moves seamlessly from data to commentary with theory and ethnographic accounts interspersed in a natural, logical way." -Lucy Long, International Studies & American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University


"This book therefore lends itself well to multiple readings. It may be read as a biography or as a careful work of scholarship that sits between Folklore and Women's Studies, or one can read and make use of its recipes. In the interest of becoming a culi

Buy this book at:

Buy the e-book:

Reader Reviews

Sign Up or Sign In to add your review or comment.

Related Blog Posts

Reading Lists Featuring “Baking as Biography”

Listed on the Read Local map

Other Titles by Diane Tye

Undisciplined Women

Undisciplined Women

Tradition and Culture in Canada
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged : women authors
More Info

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...