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Unnatural selections

Daylanne K English

Unnatural selections

eugenics in American modernism and the Harlem Renaissance

by Daylanne K English

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Eugenics in literature,
  • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- White authors -- History and criticism,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- United States,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • Harlem Renaissance,
  • Race in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-260) and index

    StatementDaylanne K. English
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS228.E84 E54 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 267 p. :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17123411M
    ISBN 100807828688, 0807855316
    LC Control Number2003021778

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