anthropophagite


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anthropophagite

(ˌænθrəˈpɒfəˌɡaɪt)
n
a rare word for cannibal
anthropophagy n
anthropophagic adj
ˌanthroˈpophagous adj
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Noun1.anthropophagite - a person who eats human fleshanthropophagite - a person who eats human flesh  
barbarian, savage - a member of an uncivilized people
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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.
Tarsila do Amaral (1886-1973), known simply as Tarsila, was a central figure of Brazilian modernism; her husband, Oswald de Andrade, authored the famous 1928 Anthropophagite Manifesto.
The original text, disingenuously titled "The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner" to convey the impression of a veritable ethnographic account, thus inaugurates the fictional moment when the civilised Westerner has to do battle with the anthropophagite Caribs and rescue others from them.