Comparative Literature, French Literature, French studies, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, Italian Studies, Women's Studies

Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity published

Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and troubled relationships with food and bodies have been depicted by writers across a variety of languages and cultures, since before the medicalisation of eating disorders in the late nineteenth century to the present day. This cross-cultural volume explores the fictional portrayal of these self-destructive yet arguably self-empowering behaviours in contemporary… Continue reading Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity published