Table of Contents

Fat beauty / Richard Klein.
A "horror of corulence": interrogating Bantingism and Mid-nineteenth-century fat-phobia / Joyce L. Huff.
Letting ourselves go: making room for the fat body in feminist scholarship / Cecilia Hartley.
Queering fat bodies/politics / Kathleen LeBesco.
Oscar Zeta Acosta's 'autobiography of a brown buffalo': A fat man's recipe for chicano revolution / Marcia Chamberlain.
Resisting Venus: negotiating corpulence in exercise videos / Antonia Losano and Brenda a. Risch.
Fighting abjection: representing fat women / Le'a Kent.
Roscoe Arbuckle and the scandal of fatness / Neda Ulaby.
Setting free the bears; refiguring fat men on television / Jerry Mosher.
"It's not over until the fat lady sings": comedy, the carnivalesque and body politics / Angela Stukator.
Devouring women: corporeality and autonomy in fiction by women since the 1960s / Sarah Shieff. Sex and fat chics: deterritorializing the fat female body / Jana Evans Braziel.
"She's so fat ... ": facing the fat lady at Coney Island's Sideshows by the seashore / Sharon Mazer.
Fatties on Stage: feminist performances / Petra Kuppers.
Divinity: a dossier, a performance piece, a little-understood emotion / Michael Moon and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick.