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The biopolitics of feeling : race, sex, and science in the nineteenth century / Kyla Schuller.

Author/Creator:
Schuller, Kyla, 1977- author.
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2017.
Series:
ANIMA (Duke University Press)
Anima
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (284 pages).
Subjects:
Sentimentalism in literature -- History -- 19th century.
Emotions in literature -- History -- 19th century.
Eugenics in literature -- History -- 19th century.
Sex role -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and science -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Introduction: Sentimental biopower
Taxonomies of feeling: sensation and sentiment in evolutionary race science
Body as text, race as palimpsest: Frances E. W. Harper and black feminist biopolitics
Vaginal impressions: gyno-neurology and the racial origins of sexual difference
Incremental life: biophilanthropy and the child migrants of the lower east side
From impressibility to interactionism: W. E. B. du Bois, black eugenics, and the struggle
Against genetic determinisms
Epilogue: The afterlives of impressibility.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0822372355
9780822372356
9780822369233
9780822369530
OCLC:
982534455
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