The Resource Atavistic tendencies : the culture of science in American modernity, Dana Seitler, (electronic book)

Atavistic tendencies : the culture of science in American modernity, Dana Seitler, (electronic book)

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Atavistic tendencies : the culture of science in American modernity
Title
Atavistic tendencies
Title remainder
the culture of science in American modernity
Statement of responsibility
Dana Seitler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The post-Darwinian theory of atavism forecasted obstacles to human progress in the reappearance of throwback physical or cultural traits after several generations of absence. In this original and stimulating work, Dana Seitler explores the ways in which modernity itself is an atavism, shaping a historical and theoretical account of its dramatic rise and impact on Western culture and imagination. Examining late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century science, fiction, and photography, Seitler discovers how modern thought oriented itself around this paradigm of obsolescence and return--one that s
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CaPaEBR
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Seitler, Dana
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS228.E85
LC item number
S45 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Literature and science
  • Literature and science
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Atavism
  • Atavism
  • Biology
  • Biology
  • Eugenics in literature
  • Human reproduction in literature
Label
Atavistic tendencies : the culture of science in American modernity, Dana Seitler, (electronic book)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-283) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10277728
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 315 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Atavistic tendencies : the culture of science in American modernity, Dana Seitler, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-283) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10277728
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 315 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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