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The culture of obesity in early and late modernity : body image in Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, and Skelton / Elena Levy-Navarro.
- Levy-Navarro, Elena, 1965-
About this work
New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
xi, 238 pages ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. -225) and index.
Towards a constructionist fat history -- A time before fat? gluttony in Piers Plowman -- Emergence of fatness defiant : Skelton at court -- Lean and mean : Shakespeare's criticism of thin privilege -- Boundless fat in Middleton's A game at chess -- Weigh me as a friend : Jonson's multiple constructions of the fat body.
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LocationHistory of Medicine FDY.AI