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Representations of motherhood

Representations of motherhood

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motherhood in popular culture

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Donna Bassin, Margaret Honey, and Meryle Mahrer Kaplan.
    ContributionsBassin, Donna., Honey, Margaret., Kaplan, Meryle Mahrer, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ759 .R48 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 294 p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1398358M
    ISBN 100300057628
    LC Control Number93005933

    “Mother to Mother is a stunning novel; Magona has succeeded in her grand ambition to write a story of healing and confrontation. She has written a graceful, terrible story; it is an eloquent indictment of Apartheid and a passionate lament over the loss of Amy Biehl’s life.” –Angela Salas, The Boston Book . The essays in this book examine the ideology of motherhood in British and American literature from the 16th to the 21st centuries. This book looks at the institution of motherhood, that is, at various cultural interpretations and manipulations of maternity. Presenting mothers whose roles are often empowering yet confining, these essays scrutinize three distinct aspects of motherhood: its.

    This anthology presents empirical, theoretical and creative works that address the construct of the bad mother and the lived realities of mothers labeled as bad. Throughout the volume, the editors consider voices and acts of resistance to bad mother constructions, demonstrating that mothers. "Madonna" may be generally used of representations of Mary, with or without the infant Jesus, is the focus and central figure of the image, possibly flanked or surrounded by angels or saints. Other types of Marian imagery have a narrative context, depicting scenes from the Life of the Virgin, e.g. the Annunciation to Mary, are not typically.

    The Meaning of Motherhood. Book. Jan ; By contrast, I explore forms of female bodily resistance as well as ideological strategies of literary representation. Rather than conflate Author: Ida Salusky. Book Reviews -- Mothers and Work in Popular American Magazines by Kathryn Keller / Representations of Motherhood Edited by Donna Bassin, Margaret Honey and Meryle Mahrer Kaplan. By Allen, Katherine R. Read preview. Academic journal article Journal of Marriage and Family. Book Reviews -- Mothers and Work in Popular American Magazines by Kathryn.


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Representations of Motherhood Paperback – September 25, by Donna Bassin (Editor), Margaret Honey (Editor), Meryle Mahrer Kaplan (Editor) & 0 moreFormat: Paperback. Representations of Motherhood. For many years mothers have been viewed in terms of their impact on children rather than as people with needs, feelings, and interests--subjects in their own right.

This book explores the maternal experience from the mother's point of view. Sep 25,  · "A fascinating exploration of Mother; one of the few works that have focused specifically on the topic.

The book presents original and compelling arguments for the importance of motherhood in the development of women, as motherwork facilitates their generative roles in the larger social order."—Louise J.

Kaplan, author of Female Perversions. Representations of Motherhood. For many years mothers have been viewed in terms of their impact on children rather than as people with needs, feelings, and interests—subjects in their own right. This book explores the maternal experience from the mother's point of view/5.

"Maternal 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.

In Motherhood and Representation, E. Ann Kaplan considers how the mother appears in three related spheres: the historical, in which she charts changing representations of the mother from to the postmodernist present; the psychoanalytic, From novels of the nineteenth century to films of the s, American culture, abounds with images of white, middle-class mothers/5.

Representations of Motherhood has the explicit aim of portraying the "mother-as-subject" or the real person (with her own needs, desires, and interests) behind the traditional Western image of the self-sacrificing madonna.

The book uses a variety of disciplines to tell the mother's story. “Performing motherhood in the context of MS” comprises the subthemes, “The self-sacrificing mother: Negating women’s needs”, “The unreliable mother: Adjusting day-to-day mothering.

In a nutshell, the book deals with both the symbolic as well as the experiential realm of motherhood. The authors argue that it is imperative to acknowledge that though reified at the symbolic level, the maternal body in its material manifestation is seen as lacking and it is between this paradox that the oppression of women can be situated.

In this article, I want to look at some representations of mothers and mothering in selected contemporary Australian children's books, particularly comparing them with some early winners in the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards. Oct 16,  · Representations of Motherhood by Donna Bassin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(12).

Oct 16,  · As Ms. Billington notes, "Representations of Motherhood" has another purpose, which is to contribute to feminist and feminist psychoanalytic considerations about maternal selfhood and its. Jul 23,  · Motherhood and representation: the mother in popular culture and melodrama User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Kaplan undertakes an enormous task of studying mother-representations in film and literature, using historical and psychoanalytic discourses. Motherhood remains a complex and contested issue in feminist research as well as public discussion.

This interdisciplinary volume explores cultural representations of motherhood in various contemporary European contexts, including France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Spain, and the UK, and it considers how such representations affect the ways in which different individuals and groups negotiate.

Jul 23,  · In Motherhood and Representation, E. Ann Kaplan considers how the mother appears in three related spheres: the historical, in which she charts changing representations of the mother from to the postmodernist present; the psychoanalytic, which discusses theories of the mother from Freud to Lacan and the French Feminists; and the mother as Cited by: The strength of mother-child bonds are further illustrated by the close relationship between Denver and Sethe, upon which Paul D intrudes.

But, within the novel, the strength of motherhood is constantly pitted against the horrors of slavery. In a number of ways, slavery simply does not allow for motherhood. Explores the maternal experience from the mother's point of view. The book questions a society that has devalued and sentimentalized motherhood, and presents images of generative and creative women who are also mothers.

Representations of Motherhood Dr. Donna Bassin (Editor), Dr. Margaret Honey (Editor), Dr. Meryle Mahrer Kaplan (Editor) Published by Yale University Press (). The forthcoming book published by Leuven University Press and distributed by Cornell University, Representations of Black Motherhood and Photography, will curate both essays and photographs on Black mpcs.onlineporary books on motherhood and photography often lack attention paid to.

Visual representations of children and childhood do not just reflect on children’s symbolical values or children as proxies and commodities; rather, visual representations of childhood are at the forefront of child studies exploring and negotiating what it is to be a child and how one can see that a child is a child.

Dec 10,  · From the fertility sculptures of the Paleolithic era to depictions of Gaia, the Earth Mother, in ancient Greece to the countless paintings of the Madonna and Child, representations of mothers, both symbolic and actual, have been one of the most popular subjects in art/5(5).In Motherhood and Representation, E.

Ann Kaplan considers how the mother appears in three related spheres: the historical, From novels of the nineteenth century to films of the s, American culture, abounds with images of white, middle-class mothers.What It Takes to Be a Good Mother: Representations of Motherhood in Two Canadian Parenting Magazines.

Mireille Lalancette & Patricia Germain. On the shelves of libraries and bookstores, along with these books, women will also find other publications documenting maternity and motherhood, sometimes in a hands-on, normative or personal tone[iv].