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Author Nies, Betsy L., 1959-

Title Eugenic fantasies : racial ideology in the literature and popular culture of the 1920's / Betsy L. Nies
Published New York : Routledge, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 129 pages) : illustrations
Series Literary criticism and cultural theory
Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Contents Introduction: Racial Identity and Subjective Loss -- Ch 1. Theoretical and Critical Contexts -- Ch 2. The Rise of Eugenics and the Quest for the Classical White Male Body -- Ch 3. Hemingway, Eugenic Terror, and the "Newest New Woman" -- Ch 4. Imagining the Statuesque: H.D., Eugenics, and the Aesthetics of White Lesbian Identity -- Ch 5. Fitzgerald, Nordicism, and Racial Nostalgia -- Ch 6. Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-123) and index
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Subject H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 -- Criticism and interpretation.
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Eugenics in literature.
Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Literature and science -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Race in literature.
Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Literature -- history.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001048300
ISBN 0203616871
1136065547 (electronic bk.)
9780203616871 (e-book)
9781136065545 (electronic bk.)