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anthropophagous

Man-eating. Cannibal.
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The Portuguese are responsible only for bringing to Brazil "the sins of the catechism envy, usury, calumny, murder" (Anthropophagite Manifesto 99), which for a long time were not acknowledged in history books.
Cooks in different kitchens working on similar recipes: Benjamin's edition of Baudelaire and his attendant musings on the nature of translation were published in 1923, just a year before Andrade published his manifesto Pao Brasil while still living in Paris; and Andrade's famous "Anthropophagite Manifesto" was published in Brazil in 1928, just a year before Faulkner rewrote Baudelaire in his own story "A Rose for Emily."
(33) In other words, at the same time that ritual performance pushes literal eating to its margins, it places the audience in the position of anthropophagite. The scene's readers or viewers consume the bodies presented to them.