baimaii (Diptera: Culicidae) are the major anthropophagic
vectors of malaria in north-eastern region of India which support the continued transmission of malaria in this region (6-10).
What people actually do in an anthropophagic
sense is as much a question as what the very concept of cannibalism does: cannibalism, Peter Hulme explains, "exists as a term within colonial discourse to describe the ferocious devouring of human flesh supposedly practiced by some savages.
For the very reasons of cultural and historical specificity that Cohen invokes, not every monstrous plant in speculative fiction can be exhaustively understood within the paradigm of evolutionary anxiety that I outline in this paper, but I would argue that, since the earliest modern appearances of the anthropophagic
plant monster in the fiction of the late 19th century, the dominant fear that these monsters have encoded has been a distinctly Darwinian one.
The witch's anthropophagic
intentions in the Brothers Grimm's "Hansel and Gretel" provide another example.
i) the first moment, of confrontation, refers to the abolition of the anthropophagic
regime and the annihilation, by the Spanish state, of the indigenous war machines which implement it;
1) The sources available to Shakespeare flame questions of anthropophagic
behavior and ethics in ways that are highly relevant to the play's dynamics.
The dinner party appears "only as a vehicle" for "social enjoyment," says Kant, and as such is essentially anthropophagic
or cannibalistic in nature (187).
5,6) Further, this species being primarily anthropophagic
is an active transmitter of malaria whereas the other two species are zoophagic and considered as non-vectors.
It is deeply ironic that hi-tech medicine should have evolved a therapeutic method that evokes anthropophagic
fantasies in its patients.
In the Hindu Ramayana the Aryans literally demonized an aboriginal population of the south by depicting them as anthropophagic
devils, the Rakshasas, led by their nearly omnipotent, ten-headed king Ravana.
Robber Footpad's former anthropophagic
ways are forgotten in his new Cultural Revolution guise as a valiant Robin Hood who protects the weak from greedy tyrants.
This is a collection of short stories mingled with a few poems and comments on food, as in "Some Foods You Should Try Not to Encounter" (including the anthropophagic