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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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Childs, Donald J
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
NLM call number
  • 2006 A-708
  • WZ 330
NLM item number
C537m 2001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Eliot, T. S.
  • Yeats, W. B.
  • English literature
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Degeneration in literature
  • Eugenics in literature
  • Race in literature
  • Eliot, T. S
  • Yeats, W. B
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Eugenics
  • Medicine in Literature
  • History, 19th Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • Prejudice
  • Social Change
  • England
  • Eliot, T. S.
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Yeats, W. B.
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Yeats, William B
  • Eliot, Thomas S
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Degeneration in literature
  • English literature
  • Eugenics in literature
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Race
  • Race in literature
  • Great Britain
  • Letterkunde
  • Engels
  • Modernisme (cultuur)
  • Degeneratie
  • Eugenetica
  • Eugenik
  • Literatur
  • Verfall
  • Englisch
Label
Modernism and eugenics : Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the culture of degeneration, Donald J. Childs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
52472345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521806015
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52472345
Label
Modernism and eugenics : Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the culture of degeneration, Donald J. Childs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
52472345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521806015
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52472345

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