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Luczak, Ewa Barbara

Breeding and Eugenics in the American Literary Imagination

Luczak, Ewa Barbara - Breeding and Eugenics in the American Literary Imagination, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ewa Barbara Luczak

2. “A Truly Angelic Society”: Eugenic Humanity without Humans
Ewa Barbara Luczak

3. “Practical-Headed Judgment of a Stock-Breeder”: Sexual Selection in the Early Fiction of Jack London
Ewa Barbara Luczak

4. “Vast and Malodorous Sea”: Racial Degeneration in Jack London’s The People of the Abyss and The Scarlet Plague
Ewa Barbara Luczak

5. Eugenic Strands in the Gynaecocentric Criticism of Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Ewa Barbara Luczak

6. “Endowment of Motherhood”: Gilman’s Utopian Fiction
Ewa Barbara Luczak

7. “At Best Race Is a Superstition”: George S. Schuyler’s Journalistic Battles with Racial Absolutism
Ewa Barbara Luczak

8. Between “Chromatic Emancipation” and a Fascist State: Schuyler’s Black No More and Black Empire
Ewa Barbara Luczak

9. Conclusions
Ewa Barbara Luczak

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, North American Literature, Fiction, Literary History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine
Page amount
283 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137545794
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-55493-5

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