From the paper: how twee are you?
Tracing the family twee from Walt Disney to Zooey Deschanel via Lena Dunham, Portlandia, Wes Anderson films and cats
The twee did inherit the earth after all. Twee, that celebration of an excessively sentimental, precocious and whimsical aesthetic, is having a moment so it was inevitable that a book looking at the characters and characteristics identifiable as twee would be coming down the tracks. Marc Spitz was first to the punch to unleash some theories and thoughts on twee in the shape of Twee: The Gentle Revolution in Music, Books, Television, Fashion and Film and you’ll find my piece on the book and all things twee here.