Unnatural selections : eugenics in American modernism and the Harlem Renaissance (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Unnatural selections : eugenics in American modernism and the Harlem Renaissance

Author: Daylanne K English
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
English, Daylanne K.
Unnatural selections.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607385604
Online version:
English, Daylanne K.
Unnatural selections.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)610008107
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daylanne K English
ISBN: 0807828688 9780807828687 0807855316 9780807855317 0807863521 9780807863527
OCLC Number: 53253733
Description: xii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: W.E.B. Du Bois's family crisis --
T.S. Eliot's strange gods : celibacy, hierarchy, and tradition --
The making and delivering of Americans in Gertrude Stein's early writings, 1903-1925 --
Blessed are the barren : lynching, reproduction, and the drama of new Negro womanhood, 1916-1930 --
New white women the U.S. eugenic family studies field workers, 1910-1918.
Responsibility: Daylanne K. English.
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In challenging conventional constructions of the Harlem Renaissance and American modernism, Daylanne English argues that in the 1920s, the form and content of writings by figures as disparate as W.  Read more...

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"English's most significant contribution is the unusual juxtaposition and sustained connection of literary lives across the matrix of color, class, and gender. Her refusal to isolate 'black' from Read more...

 
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