Daniel Birnbaum & Anders Olsson

 
Curator, art critic and philosopher, director of the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main and director of its Portikus Gallery until 2010, currently director of the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Daniel Birnbaum is is also a member of the board of the Institut für Sozialforschung. A contributing editor of Artforum, he is the author of numerous texts on art and philosophy.

Anders Olsson is a Swedish writer, professor of literature at Stockholm University, and member of the Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature. Olsson has written some fifteen books on poetry and the history of literature.

See also Daniel Birnbaum; Daniel Birnbaum & Kim West.
 
 Daniel Birnbaum & Anders Olsson - As a Weasel Sucks Eggs - An Essay on Melancholy and Cannibalism
2008
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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As a Weasel Sucks Eggs examines the enigmatic relation of melancholia to an early kind of cannibalism, which psychoanalysis, in particular, stressed. It contains readings of, amongst others, Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett, Thomas Bernhard, Sigmund Freud, G. W. F. Hegel, and the Swedish poet Gunnar Ekelöf.


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