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Author Vallone, Lynne author
Title Big & small : a cultural history of extraordinary bodies / Lynne Vallone
Imprint New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2017]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  NX650.B634 V192 2017    AVAILABLE    30530001329697
 人文社會聯圖  NX650.B634 V35 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020604419
Descript xv, 339 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-329) and index
Introduction: people big and people small -- Introduction: the little man -- In the beginning was Tom Thumb -- The dwarf in high and popular culture -- Staging the dwarf -- Lilliputians in blackface -- Introduction: the monstrous giant -- Gigantic mechanical Boy Scouts -- The obese girl -- Afterword: the human measure
Subject Body size in literature
Body size in art
Dwarfs (Persons) in literature
Dwarfs (Persons) in art
Giants in literature
Giants in art
Body size -- Social aspects
Alt Title Big and small
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