Greta Olson

Greta Olson is a guest professor at Bonn University and a research fellow at Freiburg University. She has published work in philosophy, narratology, eighteenth-century novel, and the body as monster in writings by American women.

Greta Olson: Reading Eating Disorders. Writings on Bulimia and Anorexia as Confessions of American Culture

Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2003
"Reading Eating Disorders" uses literary texts as a key to open the door of American culture. Novels and poems on disordered eating reveal America's bulimic relationship to food and the tendency to punish…