"The Fat Man in History"

Title"The Fat Man in History"
Year for Search1974
AuthorsCarey, Peter(b. 1943)
Secondary TitleStand (U.K.)
Volume / Edition15.1
Pagination12-27
Date Published1974
KeywordsAustralian author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia. After a revolution, fat people are seen negatively as symbols of the previous regime because under it only Americans and stooges of the dictatorship could get enough food to be fat. Told from the point of view of a fat revolutionary.

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Rpt. in his The Fat Man in History (St. Lucia. QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1974), 114-41; in a collection with the same title (London: Faber & Faber, 1980), 9-33; and in his Collected Stories (St. Lucia. QLD. Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1994), 182-205. U. K. ed. (London: Faber & Faber, 1995), 182-205.

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(b. 1943)

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1974 Carey, Peter (b. 1943). “The Fat Man in History.” Stand (U. K.) 15.1 (1974): 12-27. Rpt. in his The Fat Man in History (St. Lucia. QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1974), 114-41; in a collection with the same title (London: Faber & Faber, 1980), 9-33; and in his Collected Stories (St. Lucia. QLD. Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1994), 182-205. U. K. ed. (London: Faber & Faber, 1995), 182-205. A, M

Dystopia. After a revolution, fat people are seen negatively as symbols of the previous regime because under it only Americans and stooges of the dictatorship could get enough food to be fat. Told from the point of view of a fat revolutionary.