Mendel’s Theatre

Heredity, Eugenics, and Early Twentieth-Century American Drama

  • Authors
  • Tamsen Wolff

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History book series (PSTPH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Tamsen Wolff
    Pages 1-13
  3. Tamsen Wolff
    Pages 15-54
  4. Tamsen Wolff
    Pages 55-112
  5. Tamsen Wolff
    Pages 113-140
  6. Tamsen Wolff
    Pages 141-167
  7. Tamsen Wolff
    Pages 169-199
  8. Tamsen Wolff
    Pages 201-205
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 207-278

About this book


Mendel's Theatre offers a new way of thinking about early twentieth-century American drama by uncovering the rich convergence of heredity theory, the American eugenics movement, and innovative modern drama from the 1890s to 1930.


America body corpus drama genealogy George Bernard Shaw Henrik Ibsen theatre

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