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Contents List of Illustrations 000 Acknowledgments 000 Introduction Susan Currell 001 Part One: Popular Writing and Eugenics Chapter 1 A New Deal for the Child: Ann Cooper Hewitt and Sterilization in the 1930s Wendy Kline 000 Chapter 2 Eugenic Decline and Recovery in Self-Improvement Literature of the Thirties Susan Currell 000 Chapter 3 "Drilling Eugenics into People's Minds": Expertise, Public Opinion, and Biopolitics in Alexis Carrel's Man, the Unknown Andrøs H. Reggiani 000 Chapter 4 "Explaining Sexual Life to Your Daughter": Gender and Eugenic Education in the United States during the 1930s Michael A. Rembis 000 Chapter 5 Defending Jeeter: Conservative Arguments against Eugenics in the Depression Era South Betsy L. Nies 000 Chapter 6 Poor Whites and the Federal Writers' Project: The Rhetoric of Eugenics in the Southern Life Histories Stephen Fender 000 Chapter 7 The Descent of Yoknapatawpha: Eugenics and the Origins of Faulkner's World Barbara E. Ladner 000 Part Two: Visual Culture and Eugenics Chapter 8 The American Adonis: A Natural History of the "Average American" (Man), 1921/32 Mary K. Coffey 000 Chapter 9 Smooth Flow: Biological Efficiency and Streamline Design Christina Cogdell 000 Chapter 10 Apes, Men, and Teeth: Earnest A. Hooton and Eugenic Decay Nicole Rafter 000 Chapter 11 Classical Bodies versus the Criminal Carnival: Eugenics Ideology in 1930s Popular Art Kerry Soper 000 Chapter 12 Scientific Selection on the Silver Screen: Madcap Eugenics in College Holiday Karen A. Keely 000 Chapter 13 Monsters in the Bed: The Horror-Film Eugenics of Dracula and Frankenstein Angela Marie Smith 000 Chapter 14 The Nazi Eugenics Exhibit in the United States, 1934/43 Robert Rydell, Christina Cogdell, and Mark Largent 000 About the Contributors 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics -- Social aspects -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics in literature.
Eugenics in motion pictures.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
United States -- History -- 1933-1945.