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Vol. 64.2 (2019): (Re)Considering American Eugenics

Simon Strick (Guest Editor)


 

ARTICLES

SIMON STRICK
Introduction: (Re)Considering American Eugenics

GESINE WEGNER
“[L]ess than accessible and seriously disheartening”: Unfolding Transatlantic Eugenics in Disability Scholarship

AMANDA REYES
Eugenic Visuality: Racist Epistemologies from Galton to The Bell Curve

OLAF STIEGLITZ
“Mentally superior children are born of physically superior people”: Bernarr Macfadden’s Physical Culture World and the Influence of Eugenic Thought in American Fitness Culture, 1900s-1930s

SELMA SIEW LI BIDLINGMAIER
Gentrification through Housing: Urban Eugenics and Lawrence Veiller’s 1900 Tenement House Exhibition

SUSAN CURRELL
“This May Be the Most Dangerous Thing Donald Trump Believes”: Eugenic Populism and the American Body Politic

 

REVIEWS

TIM LANZENDÖRFER
Joseph North, Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History (2017)

DUSTIN BREITENWISCHER
Ross Posnock, Renunciation: Acts of Abandonment by Writers, Philosophers, and Artists (2016)

GÜNTER LEYPOLDT
Susan M. Ryan, The Moral Economies of American Authorship: Reputation, Scandal, and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Marketplace (2016)

JOSEF RAAB
Helmbrecht Breinig, Hemispheric Imaginations: North American Fictions of Latin America (2016)

JOCHEN ACHILLES
Michael J. Collins, The Drama of the American Short Story, 1800-1865 (2016)

GABRIELE PISARZ-RAMIREZ
Jeanne Cortiel, With a Barbarous Din: Race and Ethnic Encounter in Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Literature (2016)

JOHANNA HEIL
Ingrid Gessner, Yellow Fever Years: An Epidemiology of Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture (2016)

GABRIELE RIPPL
Michaela Keck, Deliberately Out of Bounds: Women’s Work on Classical Myth in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction (2017)

JOSEPH C. SCHÖPP
Dieter Schulz, Henry David Thoreau: Wege eines amerikanischen Schriftstellers (2017)

TRAVIS ROZIER
Taylor Hagood, Faulkner, Writer of Dis-Ability (2014) and Following Faulkner: The Critical Response to Yoknapatawpha’s Architect (2017)

STEFAN BENZ
David S. Calonne, The Spiritual Imagination of the Beats (2017)

DAVID HADAR
Deborah Wallrabenstein, Sounds of a New Generation: On Contemporary Jewish-American Literature (2017)

 





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