Álvaro Cunqueiro Gourmet or the Fight against Alchemical Barbarism
Keywords:Álvaro Cunqueiro, identity, gastronomic literature, food industry, Catalonia
This article examines the relationship between food and identity, taking as a case-study the gastronomic literature of the galeguista writer Álvaro Cunqueiro, mediator of Galician culture in the Spanish cultural field. This paper presents a reflection on the cross-pollination of ideas between Cunqueiro and a number of Catalan gourmets which focuses on the threat posed by the industrial revolution to the existence of a national cuisine.
How to Cite
Liñeira, M. (2012). Álvaro Cunqueiro Gourmet or the Fight against Alchemical Barbarism. Abriu: Estudos De Textualidade Do Brasil, Galicia E Portugal, (1), 51–62. https://doi.org/10.1344/abriu2012.1.104