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Mothers and Daughters in the Twentieth Century: A Literary Anthology

Mothers and Daughters in the Twentieth Century: A Literary Anthology (Paperback)

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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. The 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. * Covers fiction, non-fiction and poetry from different cultures and different decades * Substantial introduction tracing the evolution of the mother-daugher relationship in the 20th century * Headnotes place the extracts in their historical and cultural context * Overview of feminist and psychoanalytical theory relating to the mother-daughter relationship

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismReportage & collected journalismEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismFiction & PoetryFiction in translationFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryShort storiesGLBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Publication Date: 12/11/1999 ISBN-13: 9780748611751  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Heather Ingman is currently Lecturer in English at the University of Hull where she specialises in Women's Studies.

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