The Resource Mother reader : essential writings on motherhood, edited by Moyra Davey

Mother reader : essential writings on motherhood, edited by Moyra Davey

Label
Mother reader : essential writings on motherhood
Title
Mother reader
Title remainder
essential writings on motherhood
Statement of responsibility
edited by Moyra Davey
Title variation
Essential writings on motherhood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
818/.508093520431
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.M59
LC item number
M565 2001
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Davey, Moyra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motherhood
  • American prose literature
  • American prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • Women authors, American
  • Women authors, English
  • Mother and child
  • Mothers
  • Mother and child
  • Motherhood
  • Mothers
  • Mothers
  • Mothers
  • Motherhood
Label
Mother reader : essential writings on motherhood, edited by Moyra Davey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Essays, memoirs, essays: From: Under my skin: vol. 1 of my autobiography / Doris Lessing -- From: On the side of the angels / Elizabeth Smart -- From: The unabridged journals of Sylvia Plath -- From: On being a grandmother / Margaret Mead -- Feminism and motherhood / Susan Griffin -- Documentation IV: Transitional objects, diary and diagram; and Experimentum mentis IV: On feminity / Mary Kelly -- From: The mother knot / Jane Lazare -- Anger and tenderness / Adrienne Rich -- A writer because of, not in spite of, her children / Alice Walker -- Writer-mother, the fundamental situation / Tillie Olsen -- Writing and motherhood / Susan Rubin Suleiman -- One child of one's own: a meaningful digression within the work(s / Alice Walker -- A wild surmise: motherhood and poetry / Alicia Ostricker -- The fisherwoman's daughter / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Talking about mothers / Sara Ruddick --
  • Excerpt from: the M/E/A/N/I/N/G/ forum: On motherhood, art and apple pie / Susan Bee, Mira Schor, Myrel Chernick, Dena Shottenkirk, Joan Snyder, Elke Solomon, Martha Wilson, Barbara Zucker -- Novels and navels / Nancy Huston -- A little bit of loss / Ellen McMahon -- The case against babies / Joy Williams -- Beginning / Mona Simpson -- For Molly entering college / Vivian Montgomery -- A woman's prerogative / Mary Saitskill. Stories: I stand here ironing / Tillie Olson -- A subject of childhood / Grace Paley -- Good housekeeping / Rosellen Brown -- Learning the rules -- My death / Lynda chor -- Giving birth / Margaret Atwood -- Excerpt from: A frozen woman / Annie Ernaux -- Excerpt from: Beloved / Toni Morrison -- The old dictionary / Lydia Davis
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 356 p.
Isbn
9781583220726
Lccn
00050954
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45207847
  • 756884
Label
Mother reader : essential writings on motherhood, edited by Moyra Davey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Essays, memoirs, essays: From: Under my skin: vol. 1 of my autobiography / Doris Lessing -- From: On the side of the angels / Elizabeth Smart -- From: The unabridged journals of Sylvia Plath -- From: On being a grandmother / Margaret Mead -- Feminism and motherhood / Susan Griffin -- Documentation IV: Transitional objects, diary and diagram; and Experimentum mentis IV: On feminity / Mary Kelly -- From: The mother knot / Jane Lazare -- Anger and tenderness / Adrienne Rich -- A writer because of, not in spite of, her children / Alice Walker -- Writer-mother, the fundamental situation / Tillie Olsen -- Writing and motherhood / Susan Rubin Suleiman -- One child of one's own: a meaningful digression within the work(s / Alice Walker -- A wild surmise: motherhood and poetry / Alicia Ostricker -- The fisherwoman's daughter / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Talking about mothers / Sara Ruddick --
  • Excerpt from: the M/E/A/N/I/N/G/ forum: On motherhood, art and apple pie / Susan Bee, Mira Schor, Myrel Chernick, Dena Shottenkirk, Joan Snyder, Elke Solomon, Martha Wilson, Barbara Zucker -- Novels and navels / Nancy Huston -- A little bit of loss / Ellen McMahon -- The case against babies / Joy Williams -- Beginning / Mona Simpson -- For Molly entering college / Vivian Montgomery -- A woman's prerogative / Mary Saitskill. Stories: I stand here ironing / Tillie Olson -- A subject of childhood / Grace Paley -- Good housekeeping / Rosellen Brown -- Learning the rules -- My death / Lynda chor -- Giving birth / Margaret Atwood -- Excerpt from: A frozen woman / Annie Ernaux -- Excerpt from: Beloved / Toni Morrison -- The old dictionary / Lydia Davis
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 356 p.
Isbn
9781583220726
Lccn
00050954
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45207847
  • 756884

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