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Elizabeth Podnieks, Andrea O'R ...

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Textual mothers / maternal texts
motherhood in contemporary women's literatures
Elizabeth Podnieks and Andrea O'Reilly, editors

Published 2010 by Wilfred Laurier University Press in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English.

About the Book

Textual Mothers/Maternal Texts focuses on mothers as subjects and as writers who produce auto/biography, fiction, and poetry about maternity. International contributors examine the mother without child, with child, and in her multiple identities as grandmother, mother, and daughter. The collection examines how authors use textual spaces to accept, negotiate, resist, or challenge traditional conceptions of mothering and maternal roles, and how these texts offer alternative practices and visions for mothers. Further, it illuminates how textual representations both reflect and help to define o.

Table of Contents

Maternal absence
Maternal ambivalence
Maternal agency
Maternal communication.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description based on print version record.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
PR9192.6.M64 T45 2010eb

The Physical Object

[electronic resource] :
1 online resource (xi, 387 p.)
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
155458292X, 1554582091
9781554582921, 9781554581801, 9781554582099

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