Although many genres, historically, may be explicable through species or monogenesis
accounts, twentieth-century genre formation appears indebted to a confluence of aesthetic form and socio-historical conditions.
3 On the origin and universality of the faculty of language: Monogenesis
Los elementos del relato comunes a ambas versiones permiten defender la hipotesis acerca de la monogenesis
Antes de 1850 predominaba el concepto de la monogenesis
, que plantea un origen unico de la especie humana: Adan.
Given the thesis of monogenesis
of humanity, there are many implications for psychology of the fact that the African is the human prototype (Williams, 1981).
Prior to the eighteenth century, scripture had usually been interpreted to emphasize monogenesis
, in which all of humankind descended from the sons of Noah after the flood.
The problem became even more complicated when a fierce controversy developed over the question of monogenesis
y la formacion de algunos criollos de base portuguesa".
While her descriptions of polygenesis, monogenesis
, and polycentrism are well-described, her account of human evolution smacks of early twentieth-century evolutionary theory rather than contemporary theory.
The most recurrent theme in these chapters is his discussions of the ways that orthodox defenses of monogenesis
(the doctrine of mankind's common descent from a single ancestor) "promoted the notion that .
More than that, as the nucleus of the monogenesis
of the long poem, Winter is more coherent in its ideational program than The Seasons in that it limits its scope to the engagement with and praise of the sublimity of Nature and its creator.
It is also striking that these writers clearly intend to teach monogenesis
, or the idea that all humans were created by the same God, and thus endowed with the same natural abilities and subject to the same rights.
By the middle of the nineteenth century, "polygenesis," the theory that each "race" of man developed from distinctively different progenitors, had "supplanted monogenesis
as the new scientific common sense" and posited "a new kind of human body" permanently and essentially "endowed with 'race'" (48).
From this ethnological perspective, Hopkins's outlook on the genealogical implications of "one blood" remains considerably more sanguine in comparison with the profoundly ambivalent explication of the scientific, cultural, and political meanings of "one blood" suggested in her final work of fiction, where "one blood" as a metaphor for redemptive monogenesis
becomes troublingly conflated with "one blood" as a metaphor for universal incest.
And attendant to such claims, Kidd points out, were ideas about monogenesis
and polygenesis, and he deftly shows how these arguments impacted nineteenth century discussions about slavery and abolitionism (particularly in the United States), for example, and about the contested claims of Jesus' "race" and "ethnicity.