Finding hy-Brazil : eugenics and modernism in the Pacific
Carson, Susan J. (2009) Finding hy-Brazil : eugenics and modernism in the Pacific. Hecate, 35(1/2), pp. 124-133.
In the 1930s a number of Australian women writers took issue with material and symbolic aspects of public health discourse and in particular challenged institutional endorsement of eugenicist movements. This paper discusses the response of inter-war women writers to the national discussion of science and medicine and, in particular, eugenics.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Modernism, Australian Women's Writing, Eugenics, Science, Literature|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LITERARY STUDIES (200500) > Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature) (200502)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > Creative Writing & Literary Studies|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Hecate Press/University of Queensland|
|Deposited On:||15 Feb 2010 08:39|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:05|
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