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No Mothers We!: Italian Women and Their Revolt Against Maternity

No Mothers We!: Italian Women and Their Revolt Against Maternity (Hardback)

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Alba Amoia traces the demythologization of maternity in Italy, from its presence in the fertility goddesses at the dawn of Italic society to its changing interpretations in today's culture. Women writers, she argues, have been especially responsible for this paradigm shift that is evidenced by the declining birth rate in Italy. The book explores the evolution of this feminine consciousness in relation to religion, sexuality, sociology and literature.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesTransgender, Genderqueer & IntersexPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesEthical issues & debatesEthical issues: prostitution & sex industryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 01/06/2000 ISBN-13: 9780761817178  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Alba Amoia was Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Languages at Hunter College of the City University of New York until her retirement in 1975.

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