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Burlbaw Texas A&M An Early Start: WPA University Emergency Nursery Schools in Texas, 1934-1943 35 Joshua Garrison University of A Problematic Alliance: Wisconsin-Oshkosh Colonial Anthropology, Recapitulation Theory, and G.
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.