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Of woman born : motherhood as experience and institution

Author: Adrienne Rich
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The award-winning poet and militant feminist investigates her own experience of motherhood and the institution itself, surveying pertinent concepts, myths, stereotypes, and symbols as they appear in history, literature, and art.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrienne Rich
ISBN: 0393087506 9780393087505
OCLC Number: 2318099
Description: 318 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Anger and tenderness --
The "Sac"sacred calling" --
The kingdom of the fathers --
The primacy of the mother --
The domestication of motherhood --
Hands of flesh, hands of iron --
Alienated labor --
Mother and son, woman and man --
Motherhood and daughterhood --
Violence: the heart of maternal darkness.
Responsibility: Adrienne Rich.

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The award-winning poet and militant feminist investigates her own experience of motherhood and the institution itself, surveying pertinent concepts, myths, stereotypes, and symbols as they appear in history, literature, and art.

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