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The Resource Historicizing fat in Anglo-American culture, edited by Elena Levy-Navarro

Historicizing fat in Anglo-American culture, edited by Elena Levy-Navarro

Label
Historicizing fat in Anglo-American culture
Title
Historicizing fat in Anglo-American culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Elena Levy-Navarro
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
Dewey number
820.9/3561
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.B62
LC item number
H57 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Levy-Navarro, Elena
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human body in literature
  • Obesity in literature
  • Human body
  • Obesity
Label
Historicizing fat in Anglo-American culture, edited by Elena Levy-Navarro
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Changing conceptions of the fat body in Western history / Elena Levy-Navarro -- Fat is a fictional issue : the novel and the rise of weight-watching / Pat Rogers -- "Kill the pig!" : Lord of the flies, "Piggy," and anti-fat discourse / Zeynep Z. Atayurt -- "The fattest clubman in London" : H.G. Wells's "The truth about Pyecraft" and the culture of reducing in England at the turn of the twentieth century / Nikole King -- Fosco's fat drag : performing the Victorian fat man in Wilkie Collins's The woman in white / Joyce L. Huff -- "As Horace fat" in a thin land : Ben Jonson's experience and strategy / Anne Brumley -- American excess : cultural representations of Lillian Russell in turn-of-the-century America / Cookie Woolner -- Greedy bastards : fat kids, class war, and the ideology of classlessness / Alex Evans -- Resisting fatphobia in the critical tradition of Venus and Adonis / Elena Levy-Navarro -- "It's not over till the fat lady sings" : the weight of the opera diva / Serena Guarracino -- Fat's no four-letter word : fat feminism and identity politics in the 1970s and 1980s / Greta Rensenbrink
Control code
620820533
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780814211359
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010018910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)620820533
Label
Historicizing fat in Anglo-American culture, edited by Elena Levy-Navarro
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Changing conceptions of the fat body in Western history / Elena Levy-Navarro -- Fat is a fictional issue : the novel and the rise of weight-watching / Pat Rogers -- "Kill the pig!" : Lord of the flies, "Piggy," and anti-fat discourse / Zeynep Z. Atayurt -- "The fattest clubman in London" : H.G. Wells's "The truth about Pyecraft" and the culture of reducing in England at the turn of the twentieth century / Nikole King -- Fosco's fat drag : performing the Victorian fat man in Wilkie Collins's The woman in white / Joyce L. Huff -- "As Horace fat" in a thin land : Ben Jonson's experience and strategy / Anne Brumley -- American excess : cultural representations of Lillian Russell in turn-of-the-century America / Cookie Woolner -- Greedy bastards : fat kids, class war, and the ideology of classlessness / Alex Evans -- Resisting fatphobia in the critical tradition of Venus and Adonis / Elena Levy-Navarro -- "It's not over till the fat lady sings" : the weight of the opera diva / Serena Guarracino -- Fat's no four-letter word : fat feminism and identity politics in the 1970s and 1980s / Greta Rensenbrink
Control code
620820533
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780814211359
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010018910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)620820533

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