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Hellenism, Hebraism, and the Eugenics of Culture in E.M. Forster's Howards End

Jacobowitz, Seth;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2004 Journal: CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, volume 6 (eissn: 1481-4374, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Purdue University (bepress)
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Seth Jacobowitz, in his paper "Hellenism, Hebraism, and the Eugenics of Culture in E.M. Forster's Howards End," explores how the culturalist principles of Hellenism and Hebraism theorized by Matthew Arnold as the basis of Englishness in Culture and Anarchy (1869) were incorporated into the text of E.M. Forster's Howards End (1910) to show the close institutional and conceptual linkages Forster shared with Arnold. Further, Jacobowitz seeks to bring Howards End into dialog with Forster's only major work of science fiction, The Machine Stops (1928), to address their mutual themes of eugenics, the racialization of class difference, and concerns over the burgeoning a...
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2004

Hellenism, Hebraism, and the Eugenics of Culture in E.M. Forster's Howards End

Jacobowitz, Seth;