The Strange History of Suzanne LaFleshe: And Other Stories of Women and Fatness

The Strange History of Suzanne LaFleshe: And Other Stories of Women and Fatness

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558614505
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date: 11/01/2003
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Susan Koppelman is a pioneering literary historian, acknowledged as the leading authority on the women's short story in the United States. Her ten anthologies include Between Mothers and Daughters and The Strange History of Suzanne LaFleshe .

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Forewordxv
Introductionxix
Juanita (1895)1
The Stout Miss Hopkins's Bicycle (1897)3
The Homely Heroine (1910)19
Noblesse (1913)26
Even As You and I (1919)35
Fat (1927)56
This Was Meant to Be (1946)66
Good-Bye, Old Laura (1965)77
The Food Farm (1967)100
Jelly Rolls (1979)108
He Was a Man! (But He Did Himself Wrong) (1984)116
The Feeder (1985)124
Bloomingdale's (1986)135
The Dream Diet140
A Mammoth Undertaking (1987)147
Fat Lena (1988)151
On Ward G (1989-90)153
Skanks (1990)161
Perfectly Normal (1990)171
Primos (1992)181
The Language of the Fat Womon (1992)190
The Man I Love (1993)193
Magnetic Force (1993)202
The Hershey Bar Queen (1994)205
The Strange History of Suzanne LaFleshe (1997)215
Afterword229
Bibliography269
Credits273

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