... original, enlightening, and clearly written. Summing Up: Recommended.
The Little Everyman offers a chronologically ordered, wide-ranging discussion of the depiction of little men that extends from seventeenth-century ….any reader, from senior undergraduate to scholar of the period, will find much here to think about—little men but big ideas.
(Cameron McFarlane Eighteenth-Century Fiction
... a spirited short book, dealing with a pictorial tradition of dwarfs, big men, and little men in caricature...
(Claude Rawson Studies in English Literature 1500-1900
Armintor teases out the rich and ambiguous reciprocity between morality and physicality, between power and febrility, between the big and the small, between sexuality and mentality.
(Barbara Benedict, Trinity College)
About the Author
Deborah Needleman Armintor is associate professor of English at the University of North Texas and the co-editor of Eighteenth-Century British Erotica, Vol. 2.