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Author Juhasz, Suzanne, 1942-

Title A desire for women : relational psychoanalysis, writing, and relationships between women / Suzanne Juhasz.

Imprint New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, c2003.

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 Moore Stacks  PS151 .J77 2003    Available  ---
Description x, 247 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-235) and index.
Contents Love and language -- Daughter-writing and the search for recognition : Vivian Gornick's Fierce attachments : a memoir, Dorothy Allison's Bastard out of Carolina, and Susannah Moore's My old sweetheart -- Wedge-shaped core of darkness : representing the mother : Virginia Woolf's To the lighthouse -- Mother-writing and the narrative of maternal subjectivity : Mary Gordon's Men and angels and Toni Morrison's Beloved -- Shapes of maternal desire : Liza Nelson's Playing Botticelli -- Riding the flying mare and being her : complementary identification and lesbian desire : poetry by Merle Woo, Thérèse Murdza, Judy Grahn, Marilyn Hacker, Amy Edgington, Pat Parker, Lori Falukner, and Janice Gould -- Drive from the mother's blood : lesbian relationship : Audre Lorde's Zami : a new spelling of my name -- Readerly desire and the transference relationship : Joan Gould's Spirals : a woman's journey through family life
Subject American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- United States.
Interpersonal relations in literature.
Mothers and daughters in literature.
Female friendship in literature.
Psychology in literature.
Lesbians in literature.
Sisters in literature.
Women in literature.
ISBN 0813532744 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813532736 (alk. paper)
0813532744 (pbk. : alk. paper)