The Resource Modernism and eugenics : Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the culture of degeneration, Donald J. Childs

Modernism and eugenics : Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the culture of degeneration, Donald J. Childs

Label
Modernism and eugenics : Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the culture of degeneration
Title
Modernism and eugenics
Title remainder
Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the culture of degeneration
Statement of responsibility
Donald J. Childs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Donald Childs shows how Woolf, Eliot, and Yeats believed in eugenics, the science of race improvement, and adapted this scientific discourse to the language of the modern imagination. He traces the impact of eugenics on such modernist works as Mrs Dalloway, The Waste Land, and Yeats's late poetry and plays
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
820.9/112/09041
Index
index present
LC call number
PR478.M6
LC item number
C47 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Modernism and eugenics : Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the culture of degeneration, Donald J. Childs
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
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Virginia Woolf's hereditary taint; CHAPTER 2 Boers, whores, and Mongols in Mrs. Dalloway; CHAPTER 3 Body and biology in A Room of One's Own; CHAPTER 4 Eliot on biology and birthrates; CHAPTER 5 To breed or not to breed: the Eliots' question; CHAPTER 6 Fatal fertility in The Waste Land; CHAPTER 7 The late eugenics of W.B. Yeats; CHAPTER 8 Yeats and stirpiculture; CHAPTER 9 Yeats and The Sexual Question; Notes; INTRODUCTION; 1 VIRGINIA WOOLF'S HEREDITARY TAINT; 2 BOERS, WHORES, AND MONGOLS IN MRS. DALLOWAY
Control code
ocm52472345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511017858
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21992538
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52472345
  • cbo0511017855

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