Chapter 10. ‘The Difference Between Human Beings’: Biology in the Victorian Novel

  1. Francis O'Gorman
  1. Angelique Richardson

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757574.ch10

A Concise Companion to the Victorian Novel

A Concise Companion to the Victorian Novel

How to Cite

Richardson, A. (2005) ‘The Difference Between Human Beings’: Biology in the Victorian Novel, in A Concise Companion to the Victorian Novel (ed F. O'Gorman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757574.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405103190

Online ISBN: 9780470757574

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Keywords:

  • confederation;
  • sphinx;
  • spy system;
  • pessimism;
  • portrayal

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mutability - It is Like Confessing a Murder

  • Separation

  • Biology and Gender

  • Biology and Race

  • Eugenics

  • Note