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Indeed, this book demonstrates that the creation of a work of art is, for Kafka, impossible without passage through a contextual and corporeal state of being 'Negro.' Kafka represents this passage in various ways--from reflections on New World slavery and black music, to evolutionary recapitulation theory
and ethnography, to biblical allusion.
In biology this law was codified as recapitulation theory
, the hugely influential notion that individual development (ontogeny) replays species evolution (phylogeny).
But Haeckel wasn't the first to believe that there was truth in some form of recapitulation theory
. That honor goes back to the ancient Egyptians in about 640 BCE.
This book engages pregnancy from a historical and contemporary point of view, describing long-forgotten theories like maternal impression and recapitulation theory
, as well as old wives' tales of storks.