A Plea for Human Cross-Breeds. To Reinforce Imaginative Genius
Henry H Ellis Atlantic Monthly Magazine
Breeding, Heredity, Genius, Eugenics
Contends that 'Cross-breeding, although not the only factor in the causation of genius, is one of the factors in the determination of imaginative genius'. The aesthetic writer Walter H Pater, for instance, 'was originally of French descent, but his great grand-father settled in the Anglo-Saxon neighbourhood of Norwich'.
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