Felix Bryk

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Felix Bryk in 1928

Felix Bryk (21 January 1882, Vienna – 13 January 1957, Stockholm) was a Swedish anthropologist, entomologist and writer. In entomological circles, Felix Bryk is best known as a lepidopterist, but he made significant anthropological studies in East Africa and wrote on Carl Linnaeus. He was a close friend of Curt Eisner, working with him on the Parnassinae.

Books by Bryk[edit]

Anthropology

  • 1934. Circumcision in Man and Woman: Its History, Psychology and Ethnology. New York: American Ethnological Press.
  • 1939. Dark Rapture: The Sex-life of The African Negro. Walden Publications.
  • 1964. Voodoo-eros: Ethnological Studies In The Sex Life Of The African Aborigines. New York: United Book Guild.
  • 1951. Linnée als Sexuallist.

Entomology

  • 1934. Lepidoptera. Baroniidae, Teinopalpidae, Parnassiidae pars I (Subfam. Parnassinae). Das Tierreich 64, Berlin & Leipzig.
  • 1935. Lepidoptera. Parnassiidae pars II (Subfam. Parnassinae). Das Tierreich 65, Berlin & Leipzig.
  • 1984. Lepidoptera. Parnassiidae pars II (Subfam. Parnassinae), 2nd ed. Berlin & Leipzig, LI.

References[edit]

  • Brinck, Per (1957) "In Memoriam: Felix Bryk," Opusc. Ent. 22: 119–22.

External links[edit]

  • DEI biografi List of obituaries. Portrait. Collection details