Essays

  • Greta Olson and Sonja Schillings. “On Un-Doing Law.” Special Issue on “Law Undone: De-humanizing, Queering, and Dis-abling the Law – Further Arguments for Law’s Pluralities.” On_Culture 3 (Summer 2017): no pag.
  • Greta Olson. “Visual Unreliability and the Questioning of Security Measures in Homeland.” Special Issue on “Security and Visibility.” Ed. Barbara Lüthi and Olaf Stieglitz, InVisible Culture 25 (April 2017): no pag.
  • Greta Olson. “Mapping the Pluralist Character of Cultural Approaches to Law.” Special Issue on “Law’s Pluralities: Arguments for Cultural Approaches to Law.” German Law Journal 18.2 (2017): 233-254.
  • Greta Olson. “The Turn to Passion: Has Law and Literature become Law and Affect?” Special Issue on “Legal Bodies: Corpus/Persona/Communitas,“ Law & Literature 28.3 (2016): 335-353.
  • Olson, Greta, and Sarah Copland. “Towards a Politics of Form.” The Politics of Form. European Journal of English Studies 20.3 (2016): 207-221.
  • Greta Olson. “Confessing Self, Confessing Nation: Life Narratives in the 2012 Presidential Election.” Electoral Cultures: American Democracy and Choice. Ed. Georgiana Banita and Sascha Pöhlman. Publikationen der Bayerischen Amerika-Akademie / Publications of the Bavarian America Academy. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2015. 341-366.
  • Greta Olson. “Recht und Moral in TV-Gerichtsshows mit vorsitzenden Richterinnen: Judge Judy und Richterin Barbara Salesch.“ Recht und Moral. Zur gesellschaftlichen Selbstverständigung über „Verbrechen“ vom 17. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert. Schriften zur Literaturwissenschaft Band 39. Ed. Hans-Edwin Friedrich and Claus-Michael Ort. Berlin: Duncker und Humblot, 2015. 476-506.
  • Greta Olson. „Futures of Law and Literature: A Preliminary Overview from a Culturalist Perspective.“ Recht und Literatur im Zwischenraum/Law and Literature In-Between: Aktuelle inter- und transdisziplinäre Zugänge/Contemporary Inter- and Transdisciplinary Approaches. Ed. Christian Hiebaum, Susanne Knaller, Doris Pichler. Bielefeld: transcript, 2015. 37-69.
  • Greta Olson. “Towards a Comparative and Localized Study of Brazilian Law and Literature.” Direito e Literatura na Virada do Milênio/ Law and Literature at the Turn of the Millennium. Ed. Sonja Arnold and Michael Korfmann. Porto Alegre: Editora Dublinense, 2014. 15-38.
  • Greta Olson. “‘Like a Dog’: Rituals of Animal Degradation in J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace and Abu Ghraib Prison.” Journal of Narrative Theory 44.1 (Spring 2014): 116-156.
  • Greta Olson. „Narration and Narrative in Legal Discourse.“ Living Handbook of Narratology. Ed. Peter Hühn et al. Hamburg University Press, 2014.
  • Greta Olson and Ansgar Nünning. „Introduction: Approaches to Literature and Culture in the Post-Theory Era.“ New Theories, Models and Methods in Literary and Cultural Studies: Theory into Practice.WVT: Trier, 2013.1-18.
  • Greta Olson. „Reading 9/11 Texts through the Lens of Critical Media Studies.“ New Theories, Models and Methods in Literary and Cultural Studies: Theory into Practice. Ed. Greta Olson and Ansgar Nünning. Trier: WVT, 2013. 161-185.
  • Greta Olson. “Recovering from the Men We Loved to Hate: Barack Obama as a Representative of Post-Post September 11 White House Masculinity.” Beyond 9/11: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Twenty-First Century U.S. American Culture. Ed. Christian Klöckner, Simone Knewitz, and Sabine Sielke. Transcription 6. Frankfurt: Lang, 2013. 93-119.
  • Greta Olson. „Intersections of Gender and Legal Culture in Two Women Judge Shows: Judge Judy and Richterin Barbara Salesch.“ Contemporary Gender Relations and Changes in Legal Culture. Ed. Hanne Petersen, Jose M. Vilaverde, and Ingrid Lund Andersen. Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing, 2013. 29-58.
  • Greta Olson. Reprint of “Dickens’s Animals through the Lenses of Poverty Studies and Posthumanism.” Anglistentag 2011 Freiburg. Ed. Monika Fludernik and Benjamin Kohlmann. Trier: WVT, 2012. 241-252.
  • Greta Olson. „Gender as a Travelling Concept: A Feminist Perspective.“ Travelling Concepts in the Humanities. Ed. Birgit Neumann and Ansgar Nünning. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2012. 205-223.
  • Greta Olson. „What has the Obama Presidency Changed?“ Introduction: Obama and the Paradigm Shift – Measuring Change. Ed. Birte Christ and Greta Olson. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012. 11-33.
  • Greta Olson. „Weighing in on Obama – Connections between Embodiment, Class, and Masculinity in the United States and Germany“ Obama and the Paradigm Shift – Measuring Change. Ed. Birte Christ and Greta Olson. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012. 105-39.
  • Greta Olson. „Law is not Turgid and Literature not Soft and Fleshy: Gendering and Heteronormativity in Law and Literature Scholarship.“ Special Issue on “Law and Humanities Futures.” Ed. Marett Leiboff. Australian Feminist Law Journal 36 (2012): 65-86.
  • Greta Olson. “Dickens’s Animals through the Lenses of Poverty Studies and Posthumanism.” Dickens’s Signs, Readers‘ Designs: New Bearings in Dickens Criticism. Ed. Norbert Lennartz and Francesca Orestano. Rome: Aracne, 2012. 281-303.
  • Greta Olson. “Cool Brothers: Exploring Images of Black Masculinity in a Comparison of Barack Obama and Curtis Jackson III.” Special Issue of Der Fremdsprachliche Unterricht Englisch 115. African American Experiences. Ed. Martin Genetsch (January 2012): 41-45.
  • Greta Olson. Entry on “Alice Sebold – Life and Works.” The Literary Encyclopedia. Ed. Robert Clark, Janet Todd, and Cristina Sandru. 2011. Web.
  • Greta Olson. Reprint of „De-Americanizing Law and Literature Narratives“ (With an Expanded Ending). Ed. Helle Porsdam and Thomas Elholm. Dialogues on Justice: European Perspectives on Law and Humanities. Law and Literature Series. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2011. 15-43.
  • Greta Olson. „Sexual Selection, Jeffrey Eugenides‘ Middlesex and T. C. Boyle’s Drop City: Transfers between Science and Contemporary Fiction and Culture.“ Restoring the Mystery of the Rainbow: Literature’s Refraction of Science. Ed. Cedric Barfoot and Valeria Tinkler. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. 507-527.
  • Greta Olson. „Editorial.“ 9/11 Ten Years On. Special Issue of Der Fremdsprachliche Unterricht Englisch 111. Ed. Greta Olson (May 2011): 1.
  • Greta Olson. „September 11, 2001: Ten Years On.“ 9/11 Ten Years On. Special Issue of Der Fremdsprachliche Unterricht Englisch 111. Ed. Greta Olson (May 2011): 2-7.
  • Greta Olson. „Critical Media Studies.“ 9/11 Ten Years On. Special Issue of Der Fremdsprachliche Unterricht Englisch 111. Ed. Greta Olson (May 2011): 8-9.
  • Greta Olson. „‚And then I smiled‚: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007) – Critical Perspectives on 9/11 and Post-9/11 Prejudices.“ 9/11 Ten Years On. Speical Issue of Der Fremdsprachliche Unterricht Englisch 111. Ed. Greta Olson (May 2011): 30-36.
  • Greta Olson and Monika Fludernik. „Assessing Current Trends in Narratology.“ Current Trends in Narratology. Ed. Greta Olson. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2011. 1-33.
  • Greta Olson. „Issues in American Punitivity.“ Pólemos 2/2010 (2010): 45-66.
  • Greta Olson. „Les préjugés de classe et de corpulence: la société américaine et la dualité corporelle.“ De l’anorexie, et autres dérives alimentaires. Ed. Isabelle Meuret. Special Issue of l a m a t i è re & l ‚ e s p r i t 14-15 (July -November 2010 [2009]): 69-84.
  • Greta Olson. „European Dialogues Concerning Law, Death, the Linguistic and the Literary.“ (Review essay on Figures of Law: Studies in the Interference of Law and Literature. Tübingen: Francke, 2007) for IASLonline, 2010.
  • Greta Olson. „De-Americanizing Law-and-Literature Narratives: Opening up the Story.“ Law & Literature 22.1 (2010): 338-364.
  • Greta Olson. „Metaphors and Cultural Transference: Mediating Cognitivist and Culturalist Approaches.“ Metaphors: Shaping Culture and Theory. / REAL – The Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature. Ed. Sibylle Baumbach, Herbert Grabes and Ansgar Nünning. Vol. 25. Tübingen: Narr, 2009: 17-31.
  • Greta Olson. „Prisons of Stone and Mind: Henry James’s The Princess Casamassima and In the Cage.“ Stones of Law – Bricks of Shame: Narrating Imprisonment in the Victorian Age. Ed. Jan Alber und Frank Lauterbach. Toronto: U Toronto, 2009. 199-232.
  • Greta Olson. Entry on „Susie Salmon from Alice Sebold’s The Lovely Bones.“ Student’s Encyclopedia of American Literary Characters, Volume IV. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Judith S. Baughman. New York: Facts on File / Manly, 2008. 1163-1164.
  • Greta Olson. „Class and Race Bias in the Anti-Cruelty Discourse of the Early Eighteenth Century.“ Anglistentag 2007 Münster. Ed. Klaus Stierstorfer. Trier: WVT, 2008. 49-58.
  • Greta Olson with Verena Krenberger. „Durchsetzung und Schutz von Menschenrechten mit allen Mitteln? Zur Folterdebatte in Deutschland und in den Vereinigten Staaten“ (Imposing and Protecting Human Rights Using Any Means? On the Torture Debate in Germany and the United States). Bausteine zu einer Ethik des Strafens. Philosophische, juristische und literaturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven. Ed. Hans-Helmut Gander, Monika Fludernik, and Hans-Jörg Albrecht. Würzburg: Ergon-Verlag, 2008. 177-210.
  • Greta Olson. „Criminalized Bodies in Literature and Biocriminology.“ The Body as Interface: Dialogues Between the Disciplines. Ed. Sabine Sielke and Elisabeth Schäfer-Wünsche. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 2007. Amerikastudien – American Studies. 257-278.
  • Greta Olson. Review Essay: „Visions and Revisions of Law-and-Literature“ (Review of: Literature and Law, ed. Michael J. Meyer Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2004 and Law and Literature, ed. Patrick Hanafin, Adam Gearey and Joseph Brooker. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004) for IASLonline.
  • Greta Olson with Martin Kayman.“From ‚Law-and-Literature‘ to ‚Law, Literature and Language: A Comparative Approach.'“ European Journal of English Studies 11. 1 (April 2007): 1-15.
  • Greta Olson. „Reading and Writing Academically as a Mother.“ „Elternschaft.“ Freiburger Frauen-Studien. Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre Frauenforschung 18, Sonderausgabe zum Thema Elternschaft. (2006): 231 – 249.
  • Greta Olson. „Teaching Gender Studies in Creative Writing and Performance.“ Gender Talks: Geschlechterforschung an der Universität Bonn. Ed. Sabine Sielke and Anke Ortlepp. Lang: Frankfurt, 2006. 115-132.
  • Greta Olson. „Fat and Class Prejudice: America’s Two Bodies Society.“ US Icons and Iconicity. Ed. Walter Hölbling, Klaus and Susanne Rieser. Münster: LIT, 2006. 187-204.
  • Greta Olson. „Richard III’s Animalistic Criminal Body.“ Philological Quarterly 82.3 (2005): 301-324.
  • Greta Olson. „Introducing Alice Sebold’s The Lovely Bones.“ Twenty-First Century Fiction: Readings, Essays, Conversations. Ed. Christoph Ribbat. Anglistik & Englischunterricht 68. Heidelberg: Winter, 2005. 7-32.
  • Greta Olson. „Inarticulate, Violent White American Men.“ Anti-Americanisms. Ed. Michael Draxlbauer, Astrid Fellner and Thomas Fröschl. Münster: LIT, 2004. 233-251.
  • Greta Olson. „Divisions Within and Divisions Without: 9/11 and E. Lynn Harris’s A Love of My Own.“ Die US-amerikanische Gesellschaft im Spiegel ihrer zeitgenössischen Literatur. Ed. Hans-Peter Burmeister. Loccumer Protokolle 74/03. Rehburg-Loccum: Evangelische Akademie Loccum, 2004. 115-129.
  • Greta Olson. „Law as Thought Pattern and Ordering Principle in Shakespeare’s Trial Scenes.“ In the Grip of Law: Trials, Prisons and the Space Between. Ed. Monika Fludernik and Greta Olson. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2004. 43-63.
  • Greta Olson with Monika Fludernik. „Introduction.“ In the Grip of Law: Trials, Prisons and the Space Between. Ed. Monika Fludernik and Greta Olson. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2004. xiii-xlv.
  • Greta Olson. „The Body as Monster: Depictions of Eating Disorders as Reflections of American Culture.“ The EmBodyment of American Culture. Ed. M. Devine, M. Draxlbauer and H. Tschachler. Münster: LIT, 2003. 111-128.
  • Greta Olson. „Reconsidering Unreliability: Fallible and Untrustworthy Narrators.“ Narrative 11.1 (January 2003): 93-109.
  • Greta Olson. „Keyholes in Eighteenth-Century Novels as Liminal Spaces between the Public and Private Spheres.“ Sites of Discourse – Public and Private Spheres – Legal Culture: Papers from a Conference Held at the Technical University of Dresden. Ed. Uwe Böker and Julie Hibbard. Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft 64. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2002. 151-167.