Maternal Conditions

Maternal Conditions

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altIgMaternal Conditions analyzes the depiction of motherhood in the works of Barbara Kingsolver, Ana Castillo, Louise Erdrich, and Ruth Ozeki. The book examines the politics underlying and engendered by ethnically diverse representations of the maternal, interrogating the dominant cultural understanding of the good mother. This analysis then moves to a study of how the subjective experience of mothers is portrayed in these writings, ending with an exploration of the relationship between motherhood and ethics.9 This aquot;Bewildered Madonnaaquot; quote links Lou Ann with a fifteen-year-old single mother, Sandi, who has been disowned ... 2 The Manna#39;quez footnote quoted in the first paragraph is from the essay, aquot;Doing Rhetorical Analysis: Sapogonia: The anbsp;...

Title:Maternal Conditions
Author:Melissa A. Schoeffel
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2008


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