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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-
Date
2008
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About this work

Publication/Creation

New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Physical description

xi, 238 pages ; 22 cm

Edition

1st ed.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-225) and index.

Contents

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.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine FDY.AI

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ISBN

  • 0230601235
  • 9780230601239