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Eugenics, literature, and culture in post-war Britain

Clare Hanson

Eugenics, literature, and culture in post-war Britain

by Clare Hanson

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • English literature,
  • Biopolitics,
  • Eugenics in literature,
  • Literature and society,
  • History and criticism,
  • Eugenics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Clare Hanson
    SeriesRoutledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature -- 11
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR478.S57 H36 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25253145M
    ISBN 109780415806985
    LC Control Number2012009899

    11 Eugenics, Literature, and Culture in Post-war Britain Clare Hanson 12 Postcolonial Readings of Music in World Literature Turning Empire on Its Ear Cameron Fae Bushnell 13 Stanley Cavell, Literature, and Film The Idea of America Edited by Andrew Taylor and Áine Kelly 14 William Blake and the Digital Humanities Collaboration, Participation, and. Clare Hanson (Principal Investigator) is known for her work in the medical humanities, including her book A Cultural History of Pregnancy () and her forthcoming monograph Eugenics, Literature and Culture in Post-war Britain (Routledge ). Peter Middleton (Co-Investigator) works on contemporary literature. He is Secretary of the British Society for Literature and Science, has published.

    William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge, KCB (5 March – 16 March ) was a British economist and Liberal politician who was a progressive and social reformer. His report Social Insurance and Allied Services (known as the Beveridge Report) served as the basis for the post-World War II welfare state put in place by the Labour government elected in 11 Eugenics, Literature, and Culture in Post-war Britain Clare Hanson 12 Postcolonial Readings of Music in World Literature Turning Empire on Its Ear Cameron Fae Bushnell 13 Stanley Cavell, Literature, and Film The Idea of America Edited by Andrew Taylor and Áine Kelly 14 William Blake and the Digital Humanities Collaboration, Participation.

    Evolution and Eugenics in American Literature and Culture, Essays on Ideological Conflict and Complicity. Lois A.. Cuddy. Bucknell University Press, - Literary Criticism - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Eugenics - Eugenics - Popular support for eugenics: During the s eugenics gained considerable popular support across the United States. Hygiene courses in public schools and eugenics courses in colleges spread eugenic-minded values to many. A eugenics exhibit titled “Pedigree-Study in Man” was featured at the Chicago World’s Fair in –


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Eugenics, Literature, and Culture in Post-war Britain - Clare Hanson - Google Books. This book explores eugenics in its wider Eugenics context and in literary representations in post-war Britain.

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Drawing on a wide range of sources in medicine, social and educational policy, genetics, popular science, science fiction, and literary texts, Hanson tracks the dynamic interactions between eugenic ideas across diverse cultural fields, demonstrating the strength of the eugenic imagination.

This book explores eugenics in its wider social context and in literary representations in post-war Britain. Drawing on a wide range of sources in medicine, social and educational policy, genetics, popular science, science fiction, and literary texts, Hanson tracks the dynamic interactions between eugenic ideas across diverse cultural fields, demonstrating the strength of the eugenic : Clare Hanson.

Clare Hanson, Eugenics, Literature and Culture in Post-war Britain. Clare Hanson, Eugenics, Literature and Culture in Post-War Britain (New York: Routledge, ). HB £ ISBN Eugenics is frequently invoked in discussions of contemporary biomedicine and biotechnologies.

Whether arguing that post-genomic biology provides opportunities for eugenics to. PDF Book Download Full PDF eBook Free Download. Home; Download» InFrancis Galton, a cousin of Charles Darwin, coined the word "eugenics" to express his dream of perfecting the human race by applying the laws of genetic heredity.

Eugenics Literature and Culture in Post war Britain. Clare Hanson — in Literary Criticism. 98 Hanson, Clare, Eugenics, Literature, and Culture in Post-war Britain (New York, ).

For an account of eugenics as intimately related to European modernism, see Marius Turda, Modernism and Eugenics (New York, ). Eugenics in Eugenics. In the late 19th century, Galton—whose cousin was Charles Darwin—hoped to better humankind through the propagation of the British.

Breeding Superman: Nietzsche, Race and Eugenics in Edwardian and Interwar Britain By Dan Stone Liverpool University Press, Read preview Overview. Breeding Contempt: The History of Evolution and Eugenics in American Literature and Culture, "This book explores eugenics in its wider social context and in literary representations in post-war Britain.

Drawing on a wide range of sources in medicine, social and educational policy, genetics, popular science, science fiction, and literary texts, Hanson tracks the dynamic interactions between eugenic ideas across diverse cultural fields, demonstrating the strength of the eugenic imagination.

Her current research is in literature and science, recent books including A Cultural History of Pregnancy () and Eugenics, Literature and Culture in Post-war Britain ().

This volume of Katherine Mansfield Studies brings together her interests in Mansfield and the history of science. Eugenics, Literature, and Culture in Post-war Britain This book explores eugenics in its wider social context and in literary representations in post-war Britain.

Drawing on a wide range of sources in medicine, social and educational policy, genetics, popular science, science fiction, and literary texts, Hanson tracks the. Fears that modern European civilisation was on the brink of disaster and decline were, for some at least, given credence by the new literature and art.

A German writer, Max Nordau, used scientific and evolutionary language to condemn much late 19th-century European music and writing. Historians have long known, in a general way, the important role of eugenic thinking in the "social Darwinism" that pervades so much lateth- and earlyth-century American literature, and studies of the eugenic views held by specific figures (especially Margaret Sanger, but also Mark Twain, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and T.S.

Eliot) already exist. Books shelved as eugenics: War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create a Master Race by Edwin Black, Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane. Read the full-text online edition of Evolution and Eugenics in American Literature and Culture, Essays on Ideological Conflict and Complicity ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Evolution and Eugenics in American Literature and. The first book you’ve chosen, In the Name of Eugenics by Daniel Kevles (), gives a broad overview of the history of the uses of eugenics.

Dan Kevles’s book was one of the first of a new generation of writers. It is quite an old book now, and is still great, which is pretty fantastic. It was the first of these new studies on eugenics.

Clare Hanson is Professor of Twentieth Century Literature at the University of Southampton, UK. She has published widely on the short story and on twentieth-century women’s writing and is the author of Hysterical Fictions: the Woman’s Novel in the Twentieth Century (Palgrave, ), A Cultural History of Pregnancy: Pregnancy, Medicine and Culture in Britain, (Palgrave, ) and.

My major research interest is in the relationship between literature and science. This has led to two monographs, A Cultural History of Pregnancy () and most recently Eugenics, Literature and Culture in Post-war Britain ().

Clare Hanson, Eugenics, Literature, and Culture in Post-war Britain Article in Textual Practice 27(5) August with 12 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Eugenics Education Society (EES) was founded in at the impetus of year-old Sybil Gotto, a widowed social reformer.: 7 Inspired by Francis Galton's work on eugenics, Gotto began looking for supporters to start an organization aimed at educating the public about the benefits of eugenics.: 7 She was introduced to the lawyer Montague Crackanthorpe, who would become the second president.

Eugenics has an enduring presence in popular culture, and is reflected in our everyday speech and media. Eugenic themes first began to appear in popular culture over a hundred years ago, and were later reinforced though the eugenics movement, which created large amounts of propaganda.

Popular culture reflects changing trends in public knowledge of eugenics, while simultaneously reinforcing and.Evolution and eugenics in American literature and culture, essays on ideological conflict and complicity / edited and with an introduction by Lois A.

Cuddy and Claire M. Roche. Format Book Published Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell University Press, c Description p. .Eugenics, Literature and Culture in Post-War Britain. New York and Abingdon: Routledge. Kevles, D. (). In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. Mazumdar, P. (). Eugenics, Human Genetics and Human Failings: The Eugenics Society, its Sources and Critics in.