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anthropophagous

Man-eating. Cannibal.
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Anthropophagy belongs almost inevitably to that "set of signs in which the colonial situation can be read" (Spurr 6), yet this discursive field extends far beyond the temporal frame of European colonialism, from ancient representations of Scythian anthropophagy to the bizarre case of cannibalism that appeared in the German news in the fall of 2003.
Tisiphone herself shares responsibility in Tydeus' anthropophagy.
The relationship between meat as a sign of civility and anthropophagy as a sign of utter debasement appears in the Explorations as part of continuum of appetite which evokes considerable anxiety.
Greer, Margaret: "Imperialism and Anthropophagy in Early Modern Spanish Tragedy: The Unknown Thought.
She asserts at chapter's end that "[although European readers brought familiarity with fertility, luxury, and occasional anthropophagy to their reading of eastern travel narratives, they were also prepared to learn from the experiences of travelers that challenged these traditional images" (100), but she provides no discernible evidence of such European "learning" in her discussion, a point to which I'll return.
39) He relied on Morgan's classifications to identify the evolutionary phase that Brazilian Indians would have occupied, and surmised that they would not have evolved from anthropophagy to the practice of slavery on their own, since everything indicated that the latter was introduced by the Portuguese.
Romero's Dawn of the Dead (1978), but Sheehan points out that that the figure of the vampire, which could be associated with capitalism, is replaced in The Road by that of the cannibal in a shift from artifice--the mythological scope of civilization--to nature through the "all-too-human" and "anti-capitalist" practice of anthropophagy (2012: 94, 95).
Critics have already devoted some time to food, feasting, and even anthropophagy in Joyce's texts.
The nostalgic object--'my only star is dead'--is transformed into feminine voices incorporated within that symbolic anthropophagy that is the poem's composition, within the prosody created by the artist.
In the video installation Funk Staden, 2007, a funk dance (choreographed as a pagan ritual) is juxtaposed with a reading of Hans Staden's 1557 account of his captivity among the Tupinamba people of Brazil, a pioneering work of ethnology that accentuates the issue of anthropophagy, a concept that has occupied a special place in Brazilian modernism ever since Oswald de Andrade issued his "Cannibal Manifesto" in 1928.
At the dance, the queen took the platter and gave it to her child because anthropophagy is not a Roman practice.