A lot of smart people have put effort into advancing conversations about both film and fatness. I’m happy to be able to draw from their work where applicable. This page is where I’ll be curating a list of texts I cite on this blog that don’t focus on a specific film, but are broadly applicable to the subject of fat people in cinema.
Fierce, Tasha. “The Revolution Will Not Be Plus-Sized.” Tastefully Ratchet. January 8, 2015. Accessed February 26, 2015. http://tastefullyratchet.com/2015/01/revolution-will-not-plus-sized/.
Gilman, Sander L. Fat Boys: a Slim Book. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004.
“The Grotesque: A Brief Overview of the Literary Term.” HubPages. Accessed February 26, 2015. http://grinninggremlin.hubpages.com/hub/The-Grotesque-A-Brief-Overview-of-the-Literary-Term.
Rothblum, Esther D., and Sondra Solovay, eds. The Fat Studies Reader. New York: New York Unviersity Press, 2009.