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Title From motherhood to mothering : the legacy of Adrienne Rich's Of woman born / edited by Andrea O'Reilly.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2004.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 251 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. Motherhood as institution : patriarchal power and maternal outrage. The Supreme Court of Canada and what it means to be "of woman born" / Diana Ginn ; Of party-state born : motherhood, reproductive politics, and the Chinese nation-state / Sarah E. Stevens ; Murderous mothers : Adrienne Rich's Of woman born and Toni Morrison's Beloved / Emily Jeremiah -- Part 2. Mothering as experience : empowerment and resistance. "We have mama but no papa" : motherhood in women-centered societies / Maria-Barbara Watson-Franke ; Mother as transformer : strategic symbols of matrilineage recuperation in Princess Pocahontas and the blue spots / Dannabang Kuwabong ; Of woman (but not man or the nuclear family) born : motherhood outside institutionalized heterosexuality / Kate McCullough ; Feminist mothers : successfully negotiating the tension between motherhood as "institution" and "experience" / Fiona Joy Green ; Immortality and morality in contemporary reworkings of the Demeter/Persephone myth / Karin Voth Harman ; Mothering against motherhood and the possibility of empowered maternity for mothers and their children / Andrea O'Reilly ; The broken shovel : looking back from postmaternity at co-parenting / Margaret Morganroth Gullette -- Part 3. Narrating maternity : writing as a mother. Adrienne Rich's "Clearing in the imagination" : Of woman born as literary criticism / D'Arcy Randall ; A "sense of drift" : Adrienne Rich's emergence from mother to poet / Jeannette E. Riley ; Beginning with "I" : the legacy of Adrienne Rich's Of woman born / Ann Keniston.
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Subject Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012. Of woman born.
Rich, Adrienne Cecile.
Feminist theory.
Motherhood in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author O'Reilly, Andrea, 1961-
Other Form: Print version: From motherhood to mothering. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2004 0791462870 0791462889 (DLC) 2004041741 (OCoLC)54103821
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