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

Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2003
ISBN 9783631506196, Paperback, 300 Seiten, 45.50 EUR
"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…