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Darwin Correspondence Project

To A. R. Wallace   5 September [1877]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Further discussion of evidence for sexual selection. Prefers "conscious" to "voluntary" action. Distinguishes features that serve as charms and those that serve as challenges.

Summary

Further discussion of evidence for sexual selection. Prefers "conscious" to "voluntary" action. Distinguishes features that serve as charms and those that serve as challenges.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11127
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent from
Down
Source of text
British Library (Add MS 46434)
Physical description
4pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11127,” accessed on 19 September 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11127.xml

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