In The Angelic Mother and the Predatory Seductress, Ashley Craig Lancaster examines how converging political and cultural movements helped to create dualistic images of southern poor white female characters in Depression-era literature. While other studies address the familial and labor issues that challenged female literary characters during the 1930s, Lancaster focuses on how the evolving eugenics movement reinforced the dichotomy of altruistic maternal figures and destructive sexual deviants.
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|Size: ||2.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||LSU Press|
|Date published: || 2012|
|ISBN: ||9780807144473 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|