Skip to main content

Subversive Seduction: Darwin, Sexual Selection, and the Spanish Novel

by

Write The First Customer Review
Subversive Seduction: Darwin, Sexual Selection, and the Spanish Novel - Landry, Travis
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

"Male-male rivalry and female passive choice, the two principal tenets of Darwinian sexual selection, raise important ethical questions in The Descent of Man--and in the decades since--about the subjugation of women. If female choice is a key component of evolutionary success, what impact does the constraint of women's choices have on society? The elaborate courtship plots of 19th century Spanish novels, with their fixation on suitors and selectors, rivalry, and seduction, were attempts to grapple with the question of ...

loading
Subversive Seduction: Darwin, Sexual Selection, and the Spanish Novel 2015, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295996066

Hardcover

Select
Subversive Seduction: Darwin, Sexual Selection, and the Spanish Novel 2012, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295992198

Trade paperback

Select