moby-dick4.slides

moby-dick4.slides - world and the effort to decipher its...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–16. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick Introduction to American Literature I December 1, 2010 Professor Iannini Rutgers University
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Quiz : 1.What do Ishmael and his shipmates discover at the center of the whale pod in “The Grand Armada”? 1.Who made Queequegs’s tattoos, and what do they signify? 1.What is a “fast fish”? 1.What drives Pip insane?
Background image of page 2
DOMINATION
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
PHYSIOGNOMY
Background image of page 4
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
PHRENOLOGY
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
CRANIOLOGY
Background image of page 8
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Argument: -The “anatomy” chapters are critiques or parodies of a nineteenth-century understanding in which racial body was seen to contain the secrets of the
Background image of page 10
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 12
Background image of page 13

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 14
Background image of page 15

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 16
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: world and the effort to decipher its parts was seen as crucial for the articulation of national order.- The task of these pseudo-sciences was to make the racial order seem like a natural order in which the boundaries between races are clear and stable, and the hierarchy among them is divinely sanctioned, with Caucasians at the top. COSMOPOLITANISM TRANSMUTATION OF SPECIES NON-ANTHROPOCENTRIC...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course ENGLISH 227 taught by Professor Iannini during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

Page1 / 16

moby-dick4.slides - world and the effort to decipher its...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 16. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online