The Resource Evolutionary rhetoric : sex, science, and free love in nineteenth-century feminism, Wendy Hayden

Evolutionary rhetoric : sex, science, and free love in nineteenth-century feminism, Wendy Hayden

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Evolutionary rhetoric : sex, science, and free love in nineteenth-century feminism
Title
Evolutionary rhetoric
Title remainder
sex, science, and free love in nineteenth-century feminism
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Hayden
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Evolutionary Rhetoric, scholar Wendy Hayden provides a comprehensive examination of the relationship between scientific and feminist rhetorics in free-love feminism, studying the movement from its inception in the 1850s to its dark turn toward eugenics in the early 1900s. Hayden organizes her provocative study by scientific discipline-evolution, physiology, bacteriology, embryology, and heredity. Each chapter explores how free-love feminists adopted the evidence of that discipline in their arguments for increased sex education, women's sexual rights, reproduc
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
810.9/928709034
Index
index present
LC call number
PS217.W64
LC item number
H39 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in rhetorics and feminisms
Label
Evolutionary rhetoric : sex, science, and free love in nineteenth-century feminism, Wendy Hayden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Season of Battle: The Rhetoric of Free-Love Feminism in Nineteenth-Century America -- Evolutionary Theory: (R) volutionary Rhetorics in the Free Love Movement -- Physiology: Rewriting the Body and Sexual Desire -- Bacteriology: Marriage as a diseased Institution -- Embryology: Toward a Eugenic Warrant for Free-Love Feminism -- Heredity: The Disappearing Reform Warrant -- Conclusion: Historiography and Feminist Uses of Eugenics
Control code
ocn827083303
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809331024
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b29004408
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827083303
  • pebcs0809331020

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