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Author Wolff, Tamsen.
Title Mendel's theatre [electronic resource] : heredity, eugenics, and early twentieth-century American drama / Tamsen Wolff.
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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 Electronic Book  PS338.E94 W65 2009eb    ONLINE
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource ( 278 p.) : ill.
Series Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-265) and index.
Contents Predecessors : Ibsen, Strindberg, Shaw, Brieux, and heredity -- From peas to people : theatre and the American eugenics movement -- Experimental breeding ground : Susan Glaspell, mutation, maternity, and The verge -- Branching out from the family tree : bloodlines and Eugene O'Neill's Strange interlude -- A genealogy of American theatre : Show boat, Angelina Weld Grimké's Rachel, and the black body.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Eugenics in literature.
Heredity in literature.
Race in literature.
Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Literature and science -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Alternate Title Mendel's theater
Related To Print version: Wolff, Tamsen. Mendel's theatre. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Wolff, Tamsen. Mendel's theatre. 1st ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 9780230615854 (DLC) 2008039967
ISBN 9780230621275 (electronic bk.)
0230621279 (electronic bk.)