Chocolate in Literature

Image of Like Water for Chocolate book

Like Water for Chocolate book

Image of Chocolate in Literature

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Pop-up Book

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Pop-Up Book
Paper, ink; England
Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake, 2011, originally 1964

Like Water for Chocolate
Paper, ink; Mexico
Laura Esquivel, 1994, originally 1989

Chocolate has become a regular part of our popular culture. From television advertisements to books and movies, some of our most beloved cultural characters have encountered chocolate in one form or another.

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    Hot Chocolate Mug

  • Image of Pop Culture Chocolate

    Pop Culture Chocolate

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    Chocolate in Literature

  • Image of Moonstruck Chocolate Box

    Moonstruck Chocolate Box

  • Image of Global Chocolate

    Global Chocolate

  • Image of Abuelita and Ibarra

    Abuelita and Ibarra boxes

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    Labor and Income Distribution Graphics

  • Image of Fair Trade Chocolate

    Fair Trade Chocolate

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    Sustainable Chocolate

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    Choco-Stories Today and Tomorrow

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