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Mothers and Daughters in the 20th Century: A Literary Anthology

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This anthology of women's writing on the mother-daughter relationship covers the whole of the twentieth century and includes writing from many different cultures -black American, Jewish, West Indian, Irish, Chinese-American. This anthology has headnotes giving brief biographical details for each author plus suggestions for further reading. There is a substantial introduction tracking the evolution of the mother-daughter relationship in the twentieth century, setting it in the context of developments in psychoanalytical and feminist theory.

Contributors: Maya Angelou, Margaret Atwood, Eavan Boland, Angela Carter, Margaret Drabble, Zee Edgell, Winifred Holtby, Storm Jameson, Charlotte Mew, Toni Morrison, Tillie Olsen, Sylvia Plath, Kathleen Raine, Jean Rhys, Adrienne Rich, Michèle Roberts, May Sinclair, Amy Tan, Alice Walker, Anna Wickham, Virginia Woolf, Anzia Yezierska.

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With essays by Maya Angelou, Margaret Atwood, Sylvia Plath, and many others, this anthology of women's writing on the mother-daughter relationship covers the whole of the twentieth century and includes writing from many different cultures — black American, Jewish, West Indian, Irish, Chinese-American.

About the Author

Heather Ingman is Lecturer in English at the University of Hull, and is author of Women's Fiction Between the Wars. She has published seven novels, the latest of which is Stealing Heaven.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780748611751
Author:
Columbia University Press
Author:
Ingman, Heather
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Location:
Edinburgh :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
English literature
Subject:
Mothers and daughters in literature
Subject:
Mothers
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
no. 346
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
5.4 x 8.5 x 1 in 0.888 lb

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"Synopsis" by , With essays by Maya Angelou, Margaret Atwood, Sylvia Plath, and many others, this anthology of women's writing on the mother-daughter relationship covers the whole of the twentieth century and includes writing from many different cultures — black American, Jewish, West Indian, Irish, Chinese-American.
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