RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 828870154 LA English UL http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=530306 T1 This country of mothers A1 Baggott, Julianna., PB Crab Orchard Review : Southern Illinois University Press PP Carbondale YR 2001 SN 9780809390274 0809390272 AB A mosaic of memories, the poems of This Country of Mothers recollect Julianna Baggott's experiences as both mother and daughter. With wit, compassion, aggression, and anxiety, Baggott examines her maternal history. She recalls moments of creation and destruction in her life, times of elation and of desperation that mold her as both a woman and a poet. This affecting study of motherhood is framed in issues of Catholicism and of poetry itself, challenging and espousing the roles of both. Throughout her poems, Baggott's personal experiences embrace universal themes to birth po.