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Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Mother Reader Essential Literature on Motherhood by. Buy the eBook Price: When her infant developed colic, she found that she Here, in memoirs, testimonials, diaries, essays, and fiction, mothers describe first-hand the changes brought to their lives by pregnancy, childbirth, Seven Stories Press Bolero Ozon.
What emerges is a sense of a community of writers speaking to and about each other out of a common experience, and a compilation of extraordinary literature never before assembled in a single volume. Paperback , pages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Mother Reader , please sign up.
Lists with This Book. Jul 30, Anastasia rated it really liked it Shelves: Mother Reader is a great collection of essays, stories, journal entries, and excerpts of novels addressing the confluence of motherhood and creativity.
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The works are generally arranged in chronological order and reading them is like taking a step back into history. The initial passages are ripe with a bitterness so flagrant I could practically smell it: It reminded me Mother Reader is a great collection of essays, stories, journal entries, and excerpts of novels addressing the confluence of motherhood and creativity.
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It reminded me of how lucky I am not only to have a feminist partner but to have become a mother in the 21st century. A few works really stood out for me: But in order to be an effective writer, a mother must be willing to hurt, maim, and even kill women and children in her writing.
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Oct 05, Emalee rated it really liked it. A fine collection of essays.
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Offers good historical perspective recent history. I did not enjoy the short story section as much. Jan 10, Ana Krallen rated it really liked it. It was very good to read texts from different women about the same topic, that way you are part not only of one experience but many different ones.
This books invites to think about the meaning of motherhood along the years, and to make you wonder if it has changed or not until the present day. Jun 08, Judy Walgren added it.