Tagged: Social Darwinism

Caliban, Social Darwinism, Racism and Pseudo-Science - Guest Work

Jean Balchin Jan 23, 2018

As you may know, I’m very interested in the intersection of science (or pseudo-science) and literature. My favourite play of ol’ William Shakespeare has to be The Tempest, set on a wild and remote island. In a nutshell, the sorcerer Prospero, the rightful and usurped Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion, enchanting … Read More